Medicinal Product Shortages – update – 25 May 2022

Notice type: Advisory

Date: 25/05/2022


Further Information:

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

  • Avamys 27.5mcg/spray - EU/1/07/434/001-003
  • Canesten 500mg Pessary - PA1410/039/009
  • Deslor 0.5mg/ml Oral Solution - PA0711/202/002
  • EpiPen Junior 150mcg Solution for Injection in Pre Filled Pen - PA2010/062/001
  • Genotropin MiniQuick 0.6mg Powder and Solvent for Solution for Injection - PA0822/128/005
  • Glycerol Suppositories BP for Adults - PA0549/028/003
  • Microlite 100mcg/20mcg Tablets - PA1410/007/001
  • Neoclarityn 0.5mg/ml Oral Solution - EU/1/00/161/062-3
  • Paracetamol 500mg Tablets - PA2315/065/003
  • Proscar 5mg Film Coated Tablets - PA23198/007/001


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

  • Calvepen 333mg Tablets - PA0126/137/001
  • Calvepen 666mg Tablets - PA0126/137/002
  • Dalacin 2% Vaginal Cream - PA0822/119/002
  • Dalmane 30mg Capsules - PA2010/039/002
  • Emizof 8mg Film Coated Tablets - PA0577/083/00
  • Puregon 900IU/1.08 mL Solution for Injection - EU/1/96/008/041
  • Relpax 40mg Film Coated Tablets - PA23055/002/002


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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