Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 9 October 2019

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 09/10/2019


Further Information:

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

  • Centyl K 2.5mg + 573mg Tablet – PA22650/001/001
  • Estradot 100mcg/day Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/004
  • Etoricoxib 60mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1986/002/002
  • Losartan 50mg Tablet – PA2315/059/002
  • Losartan 100mg Tablet – PA2315/059/003
  • Ondansetron 4mg Tablet – PA0749/009/001
  • Septrin Pediatric 40mg/200mg Oral Suspension (50ml presentation) – PA1691/010/003
  • Voltarol 50mg Gastro-Resistant Tablet – PA0896/034/001


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

  • Estradot 37.5mcg Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/001
  • Estradot 50mcg Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/002
  • Innohep 4,500IU Solution for Injection – PA0046/060/007
  • Innohep 8,000IU Solution for Injection – PA0046/060/012
  • Irinotecan Hydrochloride 500mg/25ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion – PA1986/068/001
  • Lercanidipine 20mg Tablet – PA0126/187/002
  • Osteofos D3 1200mg/800IU Powder for Oral Suspension - PA0865/007/001
  • Selectol 400mg Tablet – PA0540/126/002

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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