Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 15 January 2020

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 15/01/2020

 

Further Information:

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

  • Arcoxia 120mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1997/001/004
  • Cozaar 12.5mg Film Coated Tablet – PA1286/004/001
  • Divigel 0.1% w/w Gel – PA1327/002/001
  • Frumil 40mg/5mg Tablet – PA0540/101/002
  • Furosemide 20mg in 2ml Solution for Injection – PA0073/059/004
  • Innohep 16,000IU in 0.8ml Solution for Injection in Prefilled Syringe – PA0046/060/014
  • Minulet 75mcg/30mcg Coated Tablet – PA0822/093/001
  • Ovranette 150mcg/30mcg Film Coated Tablet – PA0822/094/001
  • Tamiflu 75mg Capsule – EU/1/02/222/001
  • Septrin Adult 80mg/400mg per 5ml Oral Suspension – PA1691/010/004
  • Seretral 100mg Tablet – PA0749/023/002
  • Serimel 50mg Tablet – PA0126/135/001
  • Serimel 100mg Tablet – PA0126/135/002
  • Sofradex Ear/Eye Drops – PA0540/007/002
  • Zorclone 7.5mg Tablet – PA0840/001/002

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

  • Arcoxia 90mg Tablet – PA1997/001/003
  • Arthrotec 75mg/200mcg Modified Release Tablet – PA0822/112/002
  • Burinex 1mg Tablet – PA22650/001/001
  • Citalopram 40mg Tablet – PA0749/019/003
  • Crystapen 600mg Powder for Solution for Injection or Infusion – PA0126/313/001
  • Cytotec 200mcg Tablet – PA0822/118/001
  • Duphaston 10mg Tablet – PA2010/010/001
  • Estradot 100mcg Transdermal Patch – PA0896/010/004
  • Innovace 20mg Tablet – PA1286/011/004
  • Marcain Polyamp Steripack 0.5% w/v Solution for Injection – PA1691/024/002


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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