Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 8 January 2020

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 08/01/2020


Further Information:

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

  • Dectova 10mg/ml Solution for Infusion – EU/1/18/1349/001
  • Glypressin 1mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection – PA1009/004/001
  • Lercalpin 10mg Tablet – PA2315/186/001
  • Lercalpin 20mg Tablet – PA2315/186/002
  • Lercanidipine 10mg Tablet – PA0126/187/001
  • Lercanidipine 20mg Tablet – PA0126/187/002
  • Neotigason 10mg Capsule – PA1380/050/001
  • Rebetol 40mg/ml Oral Solution – EU/1/99/107/004
  • Suboxone 2mg/0.5mg Sublingual Tablet – EU/1/06/359/001-002

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

  • Accupro 5mg Tablet – PA0822/007/001
  • Accupro 10mg Tablet – PA0822/007/002
  • Cordarone X Intravenous 150mg/3ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion or Slow Injection – PA0540/142/003
  • Fluorouracil 25mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion (2.5mg/100ml presentation only) – PA0822/223/001
  • Gabitril 5mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/199/001
  • Gabitril 10mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/199/002
  • Gabitril 15mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/199/003
  • Intuniv 1mg Prolonged Release Tablet – EU/1/15/1040/001-002
  • Septrin Forte 160mg/800mg Tablet – PA1691/010/002

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 in real time.

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