Medicinal Product Shortages – update – 22 June 2022

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 22/06/2022


Further Information:

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

  • Arava 20mg Film Coated Tablets - EU/1/99/118/007
  • Easofen 200mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0126/060/001
  • Cardura 1mg Tablets - PA0822/192/001
  • Levobupivacaine 2.5mg/ml Solution for Injection/Infusion - PA2059/009/003
  • RoActemra 162mg Pre Filled Pen - EU/1/08/492/009
  • Solu-Medrone Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection or Concentrate for Solution for Infusion 125mg/vial - PA0822/136/002
  • TicoVac Junior 0.25ml Suspension for Injection in a Pre Filled Syringe - PA0822/184/002
  • Tradol 50mg Hard Capsules - PA0711/029/001
  • Vfend 200mg Powder for Solution for Infusion - EU/1/02/212/025
  • Zithromax Powder for Oral Suspension 200mg/5ml (15ml presentation only) - PA0822/191/002


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

  • Avamys 27.5mcg/spray- EU/1/07/434/001-003
  • Ciprofloxacin 2mg/ml Solution for Infusion (100ml) - PA1122/005/001
  • Denzapine 50mg/ml Oral Suspension - PA0126/235/005
  • Gaviscon Oral Suspension - PA0979/015/001
  • Paralief 500mg Tablets - PA0126/020/001
  • Trimoptin 100mg Tablets - PA0298/014/001
  • Trimoptin 200mg Tablets - PA0298/014/002
  • Vatan 40mg Tablets - PA0711/183/001
  • Visudyne 15mg Powder for Solution for Infusion - EU/1/00/140/001
  • Zineryt 40mg + 12mg Powder and Solvent for Cutaneous Solution - PA2239/018/001


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

The HPRA sends 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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