Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 9 May 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 09/05/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Alkeran 50mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Infusion – PA1691/004/001
  • Atorvastatin Clonmel 20mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0126/271/002
  • Atorvastatin 20mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1380/017/002
  • Cozatan 100mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0126/167/002
  • Cozatan Comp 100/25mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0126/184/002
  • Doxatan 2mg Tablet – PA0126/202/002
  • Nozinan 25mg/ml Solution for Injection or Infusion – PA0540/115/001
  • Septrin 80mg/400mg Tablet – PA1691/010/001
  • Tevaquel 25mg Film Coated Tablet – PA0749/060/001
  • Tracrium 10mg/ml Solution for Injection/Infusion (25ml x 2 pack size only) – PA1691/029/001


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

  • Estradot 50mcg/day Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/002
  • Estradot 75mcg/day Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/003
  • Estradot 100mcg/day Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/004
  • Floxapen 2000mg Powder for Solution for Injection or Infusion – PA1380/011/008
  • Fucidin H Cream 20mg/g + 10mg/g (15g pack & 30g pack) – PA0046/005/005
  • Stemetil 12.5mg/ml Solution for Injection – PA0540/127/002
  • Sublimaze 50mcg/ml Solution for Injection – PA2187/002/001

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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