Safety Notices

From time to time notices relating to the safety and/or quality of medicinal products are published by the Health Products Regulatory Authority

These notices are classified under several priority related categories and may relate to human and veterinary medicines, or medical devices.   

The issues covered by these notices will range from quality defect information and medicinal product safety information through to updated information on the appropriate usage of medicines or devices.

Notices are categorised in accordance with their importance at time of publication.

The four notice categories are outlined as follows:

  • Advisory  -  Routine safety information            
  • Warning  -  Urgent safety information
  • Recall  -  Urgent safety information relating to a product recall
  • Publications  -  General safety information provided by the HPRA for publication via 3rd parties e.g. MIMS

The HPRA Drug Safety Newsletter is also published on a regular basis.

Date Title Type
06/11/2019 Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 6 November 2019 Advisory
30/10/2019 Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 30 October 2019 Advisory
23/10/2019 Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 23 October 2019 Advisory
16/10/2019 Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 16 October 2019 Advisory
09/10/2019 Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 9 October 2019 Advisory
03/10/2019 Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 3 October 2019 Advisory
25/09/2019 Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 25 September 2019 Advisory
24/09/2019 Interpreting strength in the product name for active substances in their salt form Advisory
18/09/2019 Medicinal Product Shortages - upddate - 18 September 2019 Advisory
11/09/2019 Medicinal Product Shortages - update - 11 September 2019 Advisory