Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 7 October 2020

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 07/10/2020


Further Information:

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

  • Isoptin SR 240mg Prolonged Release Tablet – PA2010/003/005
  • Rifidin 150mg Capsule – PA0540/066/001
  • Rifinah 300mg/150mg Tablet – PA0540/068/002
  • Tambocor 50mg Tablet – PA2010/026/002
  • Xanax 500mcg Tablet – PA0822/141/003

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

  • Enap 10mg Tablet – PA0711/028/002
  • Epipen Junior 150mg Solution for Injection in Prefilled Pen – PA2010/062/001
  • Estradot 37.5mcg Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/001
  • Geodon 20mg Capsule – PA0822/214/001
  • Hypnovel 10mg/2ml Solution for Injection – PA2239/007/001
  • Hypnovel 10mg/5ml Solution for Injection – PA2239/007/002
  • Inspra 15mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0822/020/001
  • Lotanos 100mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0711/123/005
  • Mozovil 20 Micromole Solution for Injection – EU/1/09/537/001
  • Oprymea 0.088mg Tablet – EU/1/08/469/001-005
  • Perdamel 0.5mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0126/169/002
  • Telfast 180mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0540/078/003


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

The HPRA will be sending 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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