Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 7 December 2022

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 07/12/2022


Further Information:

 The Health Products Regulatory Authority has been notified of a shortage of the following products:

  • Abstral 300mcg Sublingual Tablets - PA2288/004/004
  • Cordarone X Intravenous, 150mg/3ml, Concentrate for Solution for Infusion or Slow Injection - PA0540/142/003
  • Epanutin 50mg Hard Capsules - PA23055/003/002
  • Flucloxacillin 2000mg Powder for Solution for Injection/Infusion - PA1862/003/004
  • Letrozole Mylan 2.5mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0577/116/001
  • Moviprep Orange, Powder for Oral Solution - PA1336/001/002
  • Plenvu Powder for Oral Solution - PA1336/005/001
  • Roaccutane 10mg Soft Capsules - PA2307/007/001
  • Tamox 20mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0711/022/002
  • Trimoptin 100mg Tablets - PA0298/014/001
  • Trimoptin 200mg Tablets - PA0298/014/002
  • Zofran 4mg/5ml Syrup - PA0896/036/003
  • Zofran Zydis 4mg Oral Lyophilisate - PA0896/036/007
  • Zofran Zydis 8mg Oral Lyophilisate - PA0896/036/008
  • Zostavax Powder and Solvent for Suspension for Injection in a Pre Filled Syringe - EU/1/06/341/011


The following shortages have been resolved and supply has resumed to the Irish market:

  • Acerycal 10mg/10mg Tablets - PA0568/018/004
  • Adizem-XL 120mg Prolonged Release Capsules - PA1688/001/004
  • Adizem-XL 180mg Prolonged Release Capsules - PA1688/001/005
  • Clopidogrel 75mg Film Coated Tablets - PA2315/198/001
  • Difflam Spray, 0.15% w/v Oromucosal Spray - PA2010/030/003
  • Letrozole Teva 2.5mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0749/085/001
  • Monotrim 100mg Tablets - PA22643/002/002
  • Monotrim 200mg Tablets - PA22643/002/003
  • Norditropin FlexPro 15mg/1.5ml, Solution for Injection in Pre Filled Pen - PA0218/040/013
  • Ondansetron 2mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion (4ml presentation) - PA0577/083/001
  • Quentiax SR 50mg Prolonged Release Tablets - PA1347/045/004
  • Radiopharmaceutical kits for use with Technetium
  • Salamol Steri-Neb 2.5mg/2.5ml Nebuliser Solution - PA1986/086/001
  • Uniphyllin Continus 300mg Prolonged Release Tablets - PA1688/011/001


Please see the shortages section of the HPRA website for further information

The HPRA sends weekly updates concerning medicinal product shortages. However, the above webpage will be updated as new information is provided to the HPRA.

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