Medicines Shortages Update

In this section, you will find our most up-to-date Medicines Shortages List. Manufacturers and Suppliers can notify us of any products in short supply by sending an email to eilish.barrett@ipu.ie.

TradenamePack SizeGMS NoExpected Resupply DateManufacturerDate NotifiedDate Last UpdatedDate ResolvedReasonGeneric NameNote
ABSTRAL 100MCG SUBLINGUAL TABS
10TABS
10880
Mid October 2021
KYOWA KIR
03-Sep-21
Manufacturing delay
FENTANYL
As per HPRA website
ABSTRAL 100MCG SUBLINGUAL TABS
30TABS
10881
Mid October 2021
KYOWA KIR
03-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
FENTANYL
As per HPRA website
ABSTRAL 200MCG SUBLINGUAL TABS
10TABS
10882
Return date unknown at present
KYOWA KIR
11-Aug-21
20-Aug-21
Manufacturing delay
FENTANYL
As per HPRA website
ABSTRAL 200MCG SUBLINGUAL TABS
30TABS
10883
Return date unknown at present
KYOWA KIR
11-Aug-21
20-Aug-21
Manufacturing delay
FENTANYL
As per HPRA website
ABSTRAL 600MCG SUBLINGUAL TABS
30TABS
10889
Late October 2021
KYOWA KIR
03-Sep-21
09-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
FENTANYL
As per HPRA website
ABSTRAL 800MCG SUBLINGUAL TABS
30TABS
10891
Mid November 2021
KYOWA KIR
03-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
FENTANYL
As per HPRA website
ADRENALINE EPINEPHR 1:10000 MINIJET 10ML
10SYR
Unable to provide date
AMPHASTAR
05-Sep-16
07-May-21
Licence Transfer
EPINEPHRINE
HPRA Shows 'Not Marketed' May 2021. International Medication Systems; Minijet products aquired from UCB Sept 16; transfer process will take about 12-18 months
ALENDRONATE/COLECA TEVA 70MG/2800IU TABS
4TABS
13480
Back In Stock
TEVA
02-May-19
19-Aug-21
19-Aug-21
No reason provided
ALENDRONIC AC/COLECALCIFE
ALLOPURINOL 100MG TABS
28TABS
10059
Back In Stock
ACCORD HC
05-Aug-21
19-Aug-21
18-Aug-21
Regulatory issue. Short since mid July
ALLOPURINOL
As per HPRA website
ALLOPURINOL 300MG TABS
28TABS
10344
Back In Stock
ACCORD HC
21-Jun-21
19-Aug-21
18-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
ALLOPURINOL
As per HPRA website
AMITRIPTYLINE 25MG TABS
500TABS
77895
End Oct 2021 (ULM available)
CLONMEL
26-Aug-21
08-Sep-21
API Unavailability
AMITRIPTYLINE
As per HPRA website. DHCP Letter detailing temp code issued 06Sept 21
ANGELIQ 1MG/2MG FC TABS 3 X 28
84TABS
12463
Back In Stock
BAYER
13-Nov-20
10-Sep-21
08-Sep-21
No reason provided
ESTRADIOL/DROSPIRENONE
Return date from HPRA
APROVEL 150MG TABS
28TABS
12064
Late October 2021
BMS SANOFI
22-Jul-21
30-Jul-21
Quality issue
IRBESARTAN
As per HPRA website
ASTILIN 10MG FC TABS
28TABS
79000
17th September 2021
AZURE
26-Aug-21
Awaiting update
AMITRIPTYLINE
As per HPRA website
ATIVAN 4MG/ML SOLN/INJ 1ML
10AMP
84689
Unknown at present (ULM available)
PFIZER
31-Jul-20
27-Apr-21
Manufacturing delays
LORAZEPAM
As per HPRA website
BCG MEDAC PDR/SOLV/SUSP/INTRAVES 100ML
1VIAL
2022
FANNIN
18-Oct-19
08-Feb-21
No reason provided
BACILLUS CALMETTE-GUERIN
BENDROFLUMETHIAZIDE 2.5MG TABS
28TABS
36979
End September 2021
AZURE
03-Sep-21
Regulatory issues
BENDROFLUMETHIAZIDE
As per HPRA website
BEPANTHEN TATTOO OINTMENT
50G
w/c 20th September 2021
BAYER
13-Aug-21
06-Sep-21
No reason provided
BETTAMOUSSE 0.1% CUTANEOUS FOAM 100G
1PACK
14707
End Sept / Early Oct 2021
RPH
12-Jan-18
15-Jul-21
Manufacturing site transfer
BETAMETHASONE VALERATE
23.05.19 RPH used to supply a joint UK/Irish pack but have now had to separate them.
BONASOL ONCE WEEKLY 70MG ORAL SOLN
400ML
26874
Unable to provide date (UK pack still being supplied)
FANNIN
04-Nov-14
15-Jul-21
No reason given
ALENDRONIC ACID
BSR packs still being supplied 23.06.20 (BSR approved by HPRA Sept 17)
BUDESONIDE TEVA PHARM 0.5MG/2ML NEB SUSP
20NEB
76605
Back In Stock
TEVA
05-Aug-21
19-Aug-21
19-Aug-21
No reason provided
BUDESONIDE
CALCIUM ACETATE 500MG TABS
100TABS
16091
Oct-21
PINEWOOD
26-Jul-21
API Unavailability
CALCIUM ACETATE
As per HPRA website
CATAPRES 100MCG TABS
100TABS
16690
25th October 2021
BOEHRINGER
22-Jul-21
Manufacturing delays
CLONIDINE
As per HPRA website
CENTYL K 2.5MG/573MG MOD REL TABS
250TABS
17162
Back In Stock
KARO
05-Aug-20
08-Sep-21
06-Sep-21
Unexpected increase in demand
BENDROFLUMETHIAZIDE/KCL
As per HPRA website
CHAMPIX 0.5MG TABS BOTTLE
56TABS
34565
Return date unknown
PFIZER
14-Jun-21
21-Jun-21
Quality issue
VARENICLINE
As per HPRA website
CHAMPIX 1MG TABS CONT PACK
56TABS
17125
Return date unknown
PFIZER
14-Jun-21
21-Jun-21
Quality issue
VARENICLINE
As per HPRA website
CHAMPIX 4 WEEK STARTER PACK
1PACK
34571
Return date unknown
PFIZER
14-Jun-21
21-Jun-21
Quality issue
VARENICLINE
As per HPRA website
CHLORPROMAZINE ELIXIR BP 25MG/5ML ORSOLN
1000ML
Sep-21
PINEWOOD
11-Feb-21
22-Jun-21
Manufacturing delays
CHLORPROMAZINE
As per HPRA website. ULM may be available
CIPROFLOXACIN 2MG/ML SOLN/INF 100ML
10BOTTLE
Awaiting update
FANNIN
21-May-21
13-Sep-21
Unexpected increase in demand
CIPROFLOXACIN
As per HPRA website
CITALOPRAM TEVA 20MG FC TABS
28TABS
17910
Early October 2021 (UK packs avail)
TEVA
09-Jul-21
05-Aug-21
No reason provided
CITALOPRAM
CIU Letter issued 04.08.21
CO-AMOXICLAV 1000MG/200MG PDR/SOL/INJ/IF
10VIAL
Oct-21
FANNIN
11-Feb-21
15-Jun-21
Unexpected increase in demand
CO-AMOXICLAV
As per HPRA website
CO-DIOVAN 160MG/12.5MG FC TABS IMED
28TABS
18751
Unable to provide date
IMED
11-Jul-18
24-Feb-21
HPRA Recall 11th July 2018
VALSARTAN/HCTZ
Still OOS Feb 2021
CO-DIOVAN 160MG/25MG FC TABS IMED
28TABS
18752
Unable to provide date
IMED
11-Jul-18
24-Feb-21
HPRA Recall 11th July 2018
VALSARTAN/HCTZ
Still OOS Feb 2021
CO-DIOVAN 80MG/12.5MG FC TABS IMED
28TABS
18750
Unable to provide date
IMED
11-Jul-18
24-Feb-21
HPRA Recall 11th July 2018
VALSARTAN/HCTZ
Still OOS Feb 2021
COAPROVEL 150MG/12.5MG TABS
28TABS
54321
Back In Stock
BMS SANOFI
28-Jun-21
23-Aug-21
20-Aug-21
Quality issue
IRBESARTAN/HCTZ
As per HPRA website
COAPROVEL 300MG/12.5MG TABS
28TABS
54356
Back In Stock
BMS SANOFI
28-Jun-21
23-Aug-21
20-Aug-21
Quality issue
IRBESARTAN/HCTZ
As per HPRA website
COLIFOAM 10% RECTAL FOAM STD 20.8G 14 DS
1PACK
77453
Temporarily Not Marketed
VIATRIS
08-Feb-18
15-Jul-21
Production difficulties
HYDROCORTISONE ACETATE
HPRA shows 'Temporarily Not Marketed' July 21
CREON 10000 150MG GAST RES CAPS IMED
50CAPS
19255
Unable to provide date
IMED
15-May-20
24-Feb-21
No reason provided
PANCREATIN
Still OOS Feb 2021
DALACIN 2% VAGINAL CREAM 40G
1PACK
19685
w/c 13th September 2021
PFIZER
01-Sep-21
Shipping delay
CLINDAMYCIN
As per HPRA website. Short since early August
DDAVP 100MCG/ML NASAL DROPS SOLN 2.5ML
1PACK
73180
2022
FERRING
11-Dec-20
Manufacturing/quality issues
DESMOPRESSIN
As per HPRA website
DEPO PROVERA 150MG/ML SUSP/INJ 1ML PFS
1SYR
60088
Back In Stock
PFIZER
28-Jul-21
25-Aug-21
23-Aug-21
Regulatory issue
MEDROXYPROGEST ACETATE
As per HPRA website
DEPO PROVERA 150MG/ML SUSP/INJ 1ML PFS
1SYR
60088
End September 2021
PFIZER
31-Aug-21
13-Sep-21
Regulatory issue
MEDROXYPROGEST ACETATE
As per HPRA website
DESLORATADINE 5MG FC TABS
30TABS
35701
w/c 27th September 2021
ACCORD HC
21-Jun-21
13-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
DESLORATADINE
As per HPRA website
DESMOSPRAY DESMOPRESSIN NASAL SPRAY 6ML
1PACK
21114
2022
FERRING
23-Jul-20
24-Feb-21
Quality issues
DESMOPRESSIN
As per HPRA website
DIAMOX 250MG TABS
112TABS
23469
On Allocation
ADVANZ
10-Feb-16
16-Mar-18
No reason given
ACETAZOLAMIDE
Please contact AMCO on 1890 252474
DIAMOX SR 250MG MODIFIED REL CAPS HARD
30CAPS
21207
Long term OOS (ULM avail)
ADVANZ
01-Jul-16
30-Oct-19
Manufacturing issues
ACETAZOLAMIDE
Product temporarily discontinued
DIAZEMULS EMUL FOR INJECTION 5 MG/ML2ML
1AMP
Unable to provide date
ACCORD HC
19-Feb-20
23-Mar-21
Unexpected increase in demand
DIAZEPAM
Long term shortage as per Accord
DIOVAN 160MG FC TABS PCO
28TABS
73713
Mid September 2021
PCO
11-Jul-18
20-Aug-21
HPRA Recall 11th July 2018
VALSARTAN
DIOVAN 160MG TABS IMED
28TABS
Unable to provide date
IMED
26-Sep-18
24-Feb-21
Increased demand
VALSARTAN
Still OOS Feb 2021
DIOVAN 80MG FC TABS PCO
28TABS
73712
Mid September 2021
PCO
11-Jul-18
20-Aug-21
HPRA Recall 11th July 2018
VALSARTAN
DIOVAN 80MG TABS IMED
28TABS
Unable to provide date
IMED
26-Sep-18
24-Feb-21
Increased demand
VALSARTAN
Still OOS Feb 2021
DIPROBASE CREAM IMED
500G
Unable to provide date
IMED
18-Jan-21
24-Feb-21
No reason provided
EMOLLIENT
Still OOS Feb 2021
DIPROBASE CREAM IMED
50G
Unable to provide date
IMED
15-Jan-21
24-Feb-21
No reason provided
EMOLLIENT
Still OOS Feb 2021
DULOXETINE CLONMEL 60MG GAST RES CAPS
28CAPS
37034
End September 2021
CLONMEL
06-Sep-21
No reason provided
DULOXETINE
EFEXOR XL 37.5MG PRO REL HARD CAPS
7CAPS
22850
Back In Stock
VIATRIS
19-Aug-21
26-Aug-21
25-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
VENLAFAXINE
As per HPRA website
EFFENTORA 100MCG BUCCAL TABS
4TABS
22903
Sep-21
TEVA
29-Jul-21
26-Aug-21
No reason provided
FENTANYL
EFUDIX 5% CREAM
40G
64360
2022
VIATRIS
15-Jul-20
16-Oct-20
Manufacturing delays
FLUOROURACIL
As per HPRA website
EMERADE 150MCG SOLN FOR INJ PFP
1PENS
23614
Unknown at present
BAUSCH&LMB
30-Sep-19
Recall
EPINEPHRINE
EMERADE 300MCG SOLN FOR INJ PFP
1PENS
23615
Unknown at present
BAUSCH&LMB
30-Sep-19
Recall
EPINEPHRINE
EMERADE 500MCG SOLN FOR INJ PFP
1PENS
30214
Unknown at present
BAUSCH&LMB
30-Sep-19
Recall
EPINEPHRINE
EPANUTIN INFATABS 50MG CHEWABLE TABS
200TABS
15967
Unknown at present (ULM available)
PFIZER
30-Oct-19
15-Jul-21
Manufacturing delays
PHENYTOIN (BASE)
As per HPRA website.
EPILIM CHRONO 200MG PRO REL TABS
30TABS
37038
On Allocation
SANOFI AVE
03-Nov-20
03-Nov-20
SODIUM VALPROATE
EPILIM CHRONO 300MG PRO REL TABS
30TABS
37039
On Allocation
SANOFI AVE
03-Nov-20
03-Nov-20
SODIUM VALPROATE
EPILIM CHRONO 500MG PRO REL TABS
30TABS
37040
On Allocation
SANOFI AVE
01-Oct-20
03-Nov-20
SODIUM VALPROATE
EPILIM CHRONOSPHERE 100MG PRO REL GRAN
30SACH
23503
On Allocation
SANOFI AVE
03-Nov-20
03-Nov-20
SODIUM VALPROATE
EPILIM CHRONOSPHERE 250MG PRO REL GRAN
30SACH
23516
On Allocation
SANOFI AVE
03-Nov-20
03-Nov-20
SODIUM VALPROATE
EPILIM CHRONOSPHERE 500MG PRO REL GRAN
30SACH
23524
On Allocation
SANOFI AVE
03-Nov-20
03-Nov-20
SODIUM VALPROATE
ERYTHROCIN 250MG TABS
100TABS
23892
On Allocation
ADVANZ
12-Jul-21
ERYTHROMYCIN
ERYTHROCIN 500MG TABS
100TABS
64076
On Allocation
ADVANZ
12-Jul-21
09-Aug-21
ERYTHROMYCIN
EZETIMIBE/SIMVASTATIN CLONMEL 10/80MG TA
28TABS
37027
Unable to provide date
CLONMEL
29-Jun-21
19-Jul-21
No reason provided.
EZETIMIBE/SIMVASTATIN
FLUDARABINE PHOSPHATE 25MG/ML 2ML POA
1VIAL
Sep-21
ACCORD HC
02-Nov-20
26-Feb-21
Unavailability of API
FLUDARABINE
As per HPRA website
FORTUM 500MG PDR FOR SOLN/INJ
1VIAL
39217
Oct-21
GSK MED
15-Oct-19
16-Jul-21
Manufacturing delay & and expiry of current stock due to a lack of demand
CEFTAZIDIME
FUCITHALMIC 10MG/G VISCOUS EYE DROP SUSP
5G
26441
On Allocation
ADVANZ
13-Sep-19
08-Dec-20
Stock management
FUSIDIC ACID
Contact Advanz Customer Service 1890 252 474 for further info
GARDASIL SUSP FOR INJ PFS VACCINE
1VIAL
MSD have now transitioned to Gardasil 9 which is currently in stock
MSD VACC
01-Dec-20
Transition to Gardasil 9
QUADRIVALENT HPV VACCINE
Gardasil 9 in stock
GENTAMICIN 40MG/ML SOLN/INJ 2ML
5VIAL
Unknown at present.
PFIZER
10-Feb-20
12-Feb-21
Manufacturing delays
GENTAMICIN
As per HPRA website
GENTISONE HC 0.3%/1% W/V EAR DROPS SUSP
10ML
26786
End November 2021
ADVANZ
14-Feb-20
10-Aug-21
Delivery delay
GENTAMICIN/HYDROCORT ACET
GEODON 20MG HARD CAPS
60CAPS
36016
Unable to provide date
VIATRIS
18-Dec-20
13-Jan-21
Manufacturing delays
ZIPRASIDONE
HSE Temp Claim Code issued eff 1 Jan 21
GEODON 80MG HARD CAPS
60CAPS
36018
21st October 2021
VIATRIS
08-Sep-21
Unexpected increase in demand
ZIPRASIDONE
As per HPRA website
GLYCERYL TRINITRATE 5MG/ML CONC/INF 10ML
5AMP
Back In Stock
PFIZER
10-Aug-21
02-Sep-21
31-Aug-21
Manufacturing delay
GLYCERYL TRINITRATE
As per HPRA website
GLYCOPYRRONIUM BROMIDE 200MCG/ML INJ 1ML
10AMP
26737
Mid September 2021
ADVANZ
02-Apr-21
09-Sep-21
No reason provided
GLYCOPYRRONIUM
GOLDEN EYE 0.1% EYE DROPS SOLN
10ML
Unable to provide return date
CAM HC SUP
23-Mar-21
No reason provided
PROPAMIDINE
GOLDEN EYE 0.15% OINTMENT
5G
Unable to provide date
CAM HC SUP
23-Mar-21
No reason provided
DIBROMPROPAMIDINE
GYNO-PEVARYL ONCE 150MG VAGINAL PESSARY
1PESSARY
27170
On Allocation
JANSSEN
27-Sep-18
27-Sep-18
ECONAZOLE
HYDROMORPHONE HCL 20MG/ML SOLN/INJ 1ML
10AMP
17980
Unknown at present
MARTINDALE
03-Jul-20
05-Jul-21
Manufacturing delays
HYDROMORPHONE
As per HPRA website
HYDROMORPHONE HCL 50MG/ML SOLN/INJ 1ML
10AMP
Unknown at present
MARTINDALE
25-Aug-20
05-Jul-21
Manufacturing delays
HYDROMORPHONE
As per HPRA website
IBANDRONIC ACID MYLAN 150MG FC TABS
1TABS
14041
Back In Stock
VIATRIS
03-Jun-21
13-Sep-21
03-Sep-21
Regulatory issue
IBANDRONIC ACID
As per HPRA website
INNOHEP 3500 IU SOLN/INJ PFS
10SYR
27073
Back In Stock
LEO PHARMA
23-Jul-21
08-Sep-21
07-Sep-21
Shipping delay
TINZAPARIN
As per HPRA website
INNOHEP 4500 IU SOLN/INJ PFS
10SYR
27042
Late September 2021
LEO PHARMA
25-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
TINZAPARIN
As per HPRA website
INNOHEP 8000 IU SOLN/INJ PFS
10SYR
61310
Late September 2021
LEO PHARMA
26-Aug-21
01-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
TINZAPARIN
As per HPRA website
INSTANYL 100MCG NASAL SPRAY SINGLE DOSE
6PACK
Feb-22
TAKEDA IRL
25-May-21
23-Aug-21
Quality issue
FENTANYL
As per HPRA website
INSTANYL 200MCG NASAL SPRAY SINGLE DOSE
6PACK
Feb-22
TAKEDA IRL
25-May-21
23-Aug-21
Quality issue
FENTANYL
As per HPRA website
INSTANYL 50MCG NASAL SPRAY SINGLE DOSE
6PACK
Feb-22
TAKEDA IRL
23-Aug-21
Quality issue
FENTANYL
As per HPRA website
INSUL NOVORAPID 100 UNITS/ML VIAL 10ML
1VIAL
73541
On Allocation
NOVO NRDSK
06-Mar-20
06-Mar-20
INSULIN ASPART
INSUL NOVORAPID FLEXPEN 100 UNIT/ML 3ML
5PENS
62709
On Allocation
NOVO NRDSK
06-Mar-20
06-Mar-20
INSULIN ASPART
INSUL NOVORAPID PENFILL 100 U/ML CTG 3ML
5CARTRIDG
63121
On Allocation
NOVO NRDSK
06-Mar-20
06-Mar-20
INSULIN ASPART
INTEGRILIN 0.75MG/ML SOLN/INF 100ML
1VIAL
OOS 24th Sept-11th October 2021
GSK MED
10-Sep-21
Unexpected increase in demand
EPTIFIBATIDE
As per HPRA website
INTEGRILIN 2MG/ML SOLN/INJ 10ML
1VIAL
11th October 2021
GSK MED
05-Aug-21
Unexpected increase in demand
EPTIFIBATIDE
As per HPRA website
IOPIDINE 10MG/ML 1% EYE DROP SOLN 0.25ML
12UDV
Back In Stock
NOVARTIS
12-Aug-21
27-Aug-21
26-Aug-21
Manufacturing delay
APRACLONIDINE
As per HPRA website (short since July)
LACRI-LUBE EYE OINTMENT
5G
30996
Q3 2021
ALLERGAN
11-Sep-18
15-Jan-21
No reason provided
WOOL ALCOHOLS
Long term OOS
LACRI-LUBE EYE OINTMENT 3.5G
1PACK
30921
Q3 2021
ALLERGAN
11-Sep-18
15-Jan-21
No reason provided
WOOL ALCOHOLS
Long term OOS
LERCANIDIPINE CLONMEL 20MG FC TABS
28TABS
41665
Back In Stock
CLONMEL
11-Jun-21
20-Aug-21
19-Aug-21
Regulatory issue
LERCANIDIPINE
As per HPRA website
LERCANIDIPINE CLONMEL 20MG FC TABS
28TABS
41665
Back In Stock
CLONMEL
30-Aug-21
06-Sep-21
06-Sep-21
No reasons provided
LERCANIDIPINE
LETROZOLE TEVA 2.5MG FC TABS
30TABS
24517
Oct-21
TEVA
04-Aug-21
02-Sep-21
Unavailability of API
LETROZOLE
As per HPRA website
LISPRIL-HCTZ 10MG/12.5MG TABS
30TABS
31918
Back In Stock
ROWA
29-Jul-20
19-Aug-21
18-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
LISINOPRIL/HCTZ
As per HPRA website
LISPRIL-HCTZ 20MG/12.5MG TABS
30TABS
31857
Oct-21
ROWA
09-Sep-20
23-Jul-21
Manufacturing delays
LISINOPRIL/HCTZ
As per HPRA website
LOSAMEL 20MG GAST RES TABS OMEPRAZOLE
30TABS
42136
Back In Stock
CLONMEL
10-May-21
13-Sep-21
13-Sep-21
No reason provided
OMEPRAZOLE
LOSARTAN HCTZ TEVA 100MG/25MG FC TABS
28TABS
32581
Dec-21
TEVA
26-Aug-21
No reason provided
LOSARTAN/HCTZ
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 100MG FC TABS
28TABS
32625
Unable to provide date
ACCORD HC
04-Oct-19
23-Mar-21
Manufacturing delays
LOSARTAN
As per Accord
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 50MG FC TABS
28TABS
32624
Unable to provide date
ACCORD HC
04-Oct-19
23-Mar-21
Manufacturing delays
LOSARTAN
As per Accord
LOW CENTYL K 1.25MG/573MG MOD REL TABS
250TABS
31950
24th September 2021
KARO
04-Jan-21
22-Jun-21
Unavailability of API
BENDROFLUMETHIAZIDE/KCL
As per HPRA website
LYRICA 75MG HARD CAPS
56CAPS
32257
Back In Stock
VIATRIS
29-Jul-21
13-Sep-21
01-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
PREGABALIN
As per HPRA website
MACROBID 100MG PRO REL CAPS
14CAPS
32457
On Allocation
ADVANZ
12-Jul-21
NITROFURANTOIN
MACRODANTIN 100MG HARD CAPS
30CAPS
59641
On Allocation
AMDIPHARM
10-Feb-16
16-Mar-18
No reason given
NITROFURANTOIN
Please contact AMCO on 1890 252474
MACRODANTIN 50MG HARD CAPS
30CAPS
59672
On Allocation
ADVANZ
10-Feb-16
16-Mar-18
No reason given
NITROFURANTOIN
Please contact AMCO on 1890 252474
MARCAIN 0.25% WITH ADR 1:200000 INJ 20ML
5VIAL
6th October 2021
ASPEN
21-Jun-21
09-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
BUPIVACAINE/EPINEPHRINE
As per HPRA website
MARCAIN 0.5% WITH ADR 1:200000 INJ 20ML
5VIAL
Return date unknown at present
ASPEN
09-Aug-21
23-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
BUPIVACAINE/EPINEPHRINE
As per HPRA website
MEFAC 250MG CAPS MEFENAMIC ACID
100CAPS
32905
Unknown at present
ROWA
28-Jun-19
29-Mar-21
Manufacturing delay
MEFENAMIC ACID
As per HPRA website
MEFAC 250MG CAPS MEFENAMIC ACID
500CAPS
Unknown at present
ROWA
28-Jun-19
29-Mar-21
Manufacturing delay
MEFENAMIC ACID
As per HPRA website
METALYSE 10000 UNITS PDR + SOLV/SOLN/INJ
1VIAL
Back In Stock
BOEHRINGER
25-Jan-21
13-Sep-21
10-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
TENECTEPLASE
As per HPRA website
METARAMINOL 10MG/ML SOLN/INF/INF 1ML
5AMP
Awaiting update
GH PHARMA
07-Apr-21
30-Jun-21
METARAMINOL
As per HPRA website
METFORMIN HCL 500MG/5ML ORAL SOLN
150ML
33690
Return date unknown at present
ROSEMONT
10-Aug-21
13-Aug-21
Regulatory issue
METFORMIN
As per HPRA website
METHOTREXATE 10MG TABS
100TABS
34337
Awaiting update
ACCORD HC
27-Jan-21
03-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
METHOTREXATE
As per HPRA website
METHYLTHIONINIUM CHLOR PROVEBLUE 5MG/ML
10AMP
Unknown at present
FANNIN
24-Mar-21
Manufacturing delays
METHYLTHIONINIUM CHLORIDE
As per HPRA website
MINOCIN SA 100MG MOD REL CAPS IMED
56CAPS
Unable to provide date
IMED
01-Feb-21
No reason provided
MINOCYCLINE
MOLIPAXIN 150MG FC TABS
28TABS
33294
4th October 2021
SANOFI AVE
08-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
TRAZODONE
As per HPRA website
MOLIPAXIN 50MG CAPS
84CAPS
33197
24th September 2021
SANOFI AVE
08-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
TRAZODONE
As per HPRA website
MONTELAIR 10MG FC TABS
28TABS
45105
Early October 2021
CLONMEL
19-Jul-21
No reason provided
MONTELUKAST
MST CONTINUS 10MG PRO REL TABS
60TABS
35130
Unknown at present
MUNDIPHARM
13-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
MORPHINE SULFATE
As per HPRA website
MST CONTINUS 5MG PRO REL TABS
60TABS
53341
Unknown at present
MUNDIPHARM
13-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
MORPHINE SULFATE
As per HPRA website
NALOXONE HCL 400MCG/ML SOLN/INJ/INF 1ML
10AMP
On Allocation
ADVANZ
24-Feb-20
12-Jul-21
Increased demand
NALOXONE
NALOXONE HCL MJET 400MCG/ML SOLN/INJ 1ML
1SYR
Unable to provide date
AMPHASTAR
05-Sep-16
07-May-21
Licence transfer
NALOXONE
HPRA Shows 'Not Marketed' May 2021 International Medication Systems; Minijet products acquired from UCB Sept 16; transfer process will take about 12-18 months
NALOXONE HCL MJET 400MCG/ML SOLN/INJ 2ML
1SYR
Unable to provide date
AMPHASTAR
05-Sep-16
07-May-21
Licence transfer
NALOXONE
HPRA Shows 'Not Marketed' May 2021 International Medication Systems; Minijet products acquired from UCB Sept 16; transfer process will take about 12-18 months
NEOMERCAZOLE 20MG TABS
100TABS
39403
On Allocation
ADVANZ
10-Feb-16
16-Mar-18
No reason given
CARBIMAZOLE
Please contact AMCO on 1890 252474
NEOMERCAZOLE 5MG TABS
100TABS
36080
On Allocation
ADVANZ
12-Jul-21
CARBIMAZOLE
NORIDAY 350MCG TABS
28TABS
62375
13th Sept 2021
PFIZER
19-Aug-21
07-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
NORETHISTERONE
As per HPRA website
OCCLUSAL 26% CUTANEOUS SOLN
10ML
Not marketed
ALLIANCE
14-Sep-18
15-Jul-21
Manufacturing issues
SALICYLIC ACID
July 2021 HPRA Shows 'Not Marketed'
ONDANSETRON 2MG/ML SOLN/INJ/INF 2ML
5AMP
Back In Stock
ROWA
21-Jul-21
30-Aug-21
27-Aug-21
No reason provided.
ONDANSETRON
As per HPRA website
OROVITE TABS
100TABS
End September 2021
TEVA
13-Nov-20
09-Sep-21
No reason provided
OXYNORM 5MG HARD CAPS
56CAPS
38149
14th September 2021
MUNDIPHARM
13-Aug-21
08-Sep-21
Manufacturing delay
OXYCODONE
As per HPRA website
OXYNORM DISPERSA 5MG ORODISP TABS
28TABS
38239
Back In Stock
MUNDIPHARM
13-Aug-21
01-Sep-21
31-Aug-21
Manufacturing delay
OXYCODONE
As per HPRA website
PALEXIA 20MG/ML ORAL SOLN
200ML
18245
Unknown at present
GRUNENTHAL
22-Feb-21
Quality issue
TAPENTADOL
As per HPRA website
PALEXIA 4MG/ML ORAL SOLN
100ML
Unknown at present
GRUNENTHAL
22-Feb-21
Quality issue
TAPENTADOL
As per HPRA website
PALLADONE SR 2MG PRO REL CAPS
56CAPS
40362
Back In Stock
MUNDIPHARM
13-Aug-21
01-Sep-21
31-Aug-21
Manufacturing delay
HYDROMORPHONE
As per HPRA website
PARALIEF 500MG TABS PARACETAMOL
24TABS
27th Sept 2021
CLONMEL
19-Aug-21
23-Aug-21
API Unavailability
PARACETAMOL
As per HPRA website
PARNATE 10MG TABS
28TABS
39722
On Allocation
ADVANZ
13-Sep-19
Stock Management
TRANYLCYPROMINE
PERINAL CUTANEOUS SPRAY SOLUTION
30ML
41173
Jan-22
DERMAL
08-Apr-21
Manufacturing delays
HYDROCORTISONE/LIDOCAINE
As per HPRA website
PHYLLOCONTIN 225MG PRO REL CONTINUS TABS
56TABS
56296
13th September 2021
MUNDIPHARM
20-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
AMINOPHYLLINE
As per HPRA website
PONSTAN 250MG CAPS
100CAPS
41580
On Allocation
CHEMIDEX
07-Jul-20
07-Jul-20
Contact Chemidex
MEFENAMIC ACID
PONSTAN 250MG CAPS
500CAPS
41572
Unable to provide return date (long term shortage)
CHEMIDEX
07-Jul-20
16-Jul-21
No reason provided
MEFENAMIC ACID
July 2021: still being marketed however no update on return of stock at present
PONSTAN FORTE 500MG FC TABS
100TABS
41548
On Allocation
CHEMIDEX
07-Jul-20
07-Jul-20
Contact Chemidex
MEFENAMIC ACID
PREDNISOLONE 20MG RECTAL FOAM 14 DS
1PACK
78306
On Allocation
CHEMIDEX
24-Jul-17
20-Jul-18
No reason provided
PREDNISOLONE METASULP SOD
Confirmed Still On Allocation 20.07.18
PREGABALIN ACCORD 200MG HARD CAPS
84CAPS
65390
w/c 27th September 2021
ACCORD HC
18-Dec-20
13-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
PREGABALIN
As per HPRA website
PREVYMIS 240MG FC TABS
28TABS
89063
Back In Stock
MSD
28-Jul-21
25-Aug-21
23-Aug-21
Unexpected increase in demand
LETERMOVIR
As per HPRA website
PRIADEL 200MG PRO REL TABS
100TABS
42277
On Allocation
ESSENTIAL
22-Sep-20
22-Sep-20
No reason provided
LITHIUM CARBONATE
PRIADEL 400MG PRO REL TABS
100TABS
42242
On Allocation
ESSENTIAL
22-Sep-20
22-Sep-20
No reason provided
LITHIUM CARBONATE
QUESTRAN 4G/SACHET PDR FOR ORAL SUSP
50SACH
44329
Jan-22
CHEPLAPHRM
07-Jun-19
30-Mar-21
No reason provided
COLESTYRAMINE
QUINODERM 10%/0.5% CREAM
25G
Unable to provide date
ALLIANCE
05-Sep-13
07-May-21
Manufacturing issue.
BENZOY PER/HYDROXYQUI SUL
HPRA Shows 'Not Marketed' May 21. Out of production Alliance developing a new source for one of the ingredients
QUINODERM 10%/0.5% CREAM
50G
Unable to provide date
ALLIANCE
05-Sep-13
07-May-21
Manufacturing issue.
BENZOY PER/HYDROXYQUI SUL
HPRA Shows 'Not Marketed' May 21. Out of production; Alliance developing a new source for one of the ingredients.
QUINODERM 5%/0.5% CREAM
50G
Unable to provide date
ALLIANCE
05-Sep-13
07-May-21
Manufacturing delay
BENZOY PER/HYDROXYQUI SUL
HPRA Shows 'Not Marketed' May 2021.
RENNIE ORANGE 500MG CHEWABLE TABS
48TABS
w/c 11th October 2021
BAYER
13-Aug-21
06-Sep-21
No reason provided
CALCIUM CARBONATE
RIFADIN 150MG CAPS
100CAPS
43990
Awaiting update
SANOFI AVE
21-Jun-21
Unexpected increase in demand
RIFAMPICIN
As per HPRA website
RIFATER TABS
100TABS
44261
Late September 2021
SANOFI AVE
12-Jul-21
23-Jul-21
Quality issue
ISONIAZID/PYRAZINA/RIFAMP
As per HPRA website
ROACTEMRA 162MG SOLN FOR INJ PFP
4PENS
88964
16th September 2021
ROCHE
01-Jul-21
13-Sep-21
API unavailability
TOCILIZUMAB
As per HPRA website
ROACTEMRA 162MG SOLN FOR INJ PFS
4SYR
88456
Back In Stock
ROCHE
13-Jul-21
20-Aug-21
19-Aug-21
API unavailability
TOCILIZUMAB
As per HPRA website
ROACTEMRA 20MG/ML CONC/SOLN/INF 10ML
1VIAL
OOS expected mid Oct - Dec 2021
ROCHE
25-Aug-21
API Unavailability
TOCILIZUMAB
As per HPRA website
ROSUVASTATIN 10MG FC TABS
28TABS
62841
Q2 2022
ACCORD HC
30-Aug-21
Quality issue
ROSUVASTATIN
As per HPRA website
ROSUVASTATIN 10MG FC TABS
500TABS
22634
Q2 2022
ACCORD HC
30-Aug-21
Quality issue
ROSUVASTATIN
As per HPRA website
ROSUVASTATIN 5MG FC TABS
28TABS
62840
Q2 2022
ACCORD HC
30-Aug-21
Quality issue
ROSUVASTATIN
As per HPRA website
ROSUVASTATIN 5MG FC TABS
98TABS
22632
Q2 2022
ACCORD HC
30-Aug-21
Quality issue
ROSUVASTATIN
As per HPRA website
SIMVASTATIN TEVA 20MG FC TABS
28TABS
38247
Back In Stock
TEVA
19-Aug-21
26-Aug-21
26-Aug-21
No reason provided
SIMVASTATIN
SIRDUPLA 25MCG/125MCG INHAL SUSP 120 DS
1INHLR
45304
Awaiting update
VIATRIS
02-Jun-21
01-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
SALMETEROL/FLUTICASO PROP
As per HPRA website
SIRDUPLA 25MCG/250MCG INHAL SUSP 120 DS
1INHLR
45305
Awaiting update.
VIATRIS
02-Jun-21
16-Jul-21
Manufacturing delays
SALMETEROL/FLUTICASO PROP
As per HPRA website
SODIUM BICARBON BP MINIJET 8.4% INJ 10ML
10SYR
Unable to provide date
AMPHASTAR
05-Sep-16
07-May-21
Licence transfer
SODIUM BICARBONATE
HPRA Shows 'Not Marketed' May 2021. International Medication Systems; Minijet products acquired from UCB Sept 16; transfer process will take about 12-18 months
SOTOGER 80MG TABS SOTALOL
28TABS
62446
Unknown at present
VIATRIS
10-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
SOTALOL
As per HPRA website
SPRILON CUTANEOUS SPRAY
115G
Oct-21
AYRTON SND
03-Dec-19
10-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
ZINC OXIDE/DIMETICONE
As per HPRA website
STESOLID 10MG RECTAL SOLN
5ENEMA
45497
Nov-21
ACCORD HC
12-Jul-21
22-Jul-21
Manufacturing delays
DIAZEPAM
As per HPRA website
SYNTOCINON 5 IU/ML CONC/SOLN/INF/IM INJ
5AMP
Unable to provide return date
CD PHARMA
22-Jun-18
30-Mar-21
No reason provided
OXYTOCIN
TARGIN 15MG/7.5MG PRO REL TABS
56TABS
42165
14th September 2021
MUNDIPHARM
13-Aug-21
08-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
OXYCODONE/NALOXONE
As per HPRA website
TEICOPLANIN 200MG PDR SOLV/INJ/OR SOLN
1VIAL
End September 2021
FANNIN
21-Jul-21
07-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
TEICOPLANIN
As per HPRA website
TELMISARTAN ACCORD 40MG TABS
28TABS
64415
Back In Stock
ACCORD HC
01-Jun-21
02-Sep-21
31-Aug-21
TELMISARTAN
As per HPRA website
TETRALYSAL 300MG HARD CAPS
28CAPS
78357
w/c 20th September 2021
GALDERMA
08-Sep-21
Awaiting information
LYMECYCLINE
As per HPRA website
TEVANATE ONCE WEEKLY 70MG TAB ALENDRONIC
4TABS
49413
Late Nov 2021
TEVA
23-Aug-21
07-Sep-21
API Unavailability
ALENDRONIC ACID
As per HPRA website
TRACRIUM 10MG/ML SOLN/INJ/INF 5ML AMPS
5AMP
22nd September 2021
ASPEN
10-Aug-21
09-Sep-21
Unexpected increase in demand
ATRACURIUM
As per HPRA website
TRANDATE 100MG TABS
250TABS
69795
End September 2021
RPH
02-Jul-19
06-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
LABETALOL
As per HPRA wbsite
TRANDATE 100MG TABS
56TABS
69833
End September 2021
RPH
02-Jul-19
06-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
LABETALOL
As per HPRA website
TRANDATE 200MG TABS
250TABS
69817
End September 2021
RPH
02-Jul-19
06-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
LABETALOL
As per HPRA website
TRANDATE 200MG TABS
56TABS
69841
End September 2021
RPH
02-Jul-19
06-Sep-21
Manufacturing delays
LABETALOL
As per HPRA website
VALACICLOVIR TEVA 500MG FC TABS
30TABS
60563
Back In Stock
TEVA
24-May-21
08-Sep-21
08-Sep-21
Unavailability of API
VALACICLOVIR
As per HPRA website
VALOID 50MG/1ML SOLN FOR INJ
5AMP
51462
On Allocation
ADVANZ
10-Feb-16
16-Mar-18
No reason given
CYCLIZINE
Please contact AMCO on 1890 252474
VALSARTAN TEVA 40MG FC TABS
28TABS
73733
Dec-21
TEVA
30-Aug-18
26-Aug-21
Increased demand
VALSARTAN
HPRA Batch Recall 28.11.18
VALTAN 40MG FC TABS VALSARTAN
28TABS
73777
Early November 2021
CLONMEL
09-Aug-21
30-Aug-21
No reason provided
VALSARTAN
VISUDYNE 15MG PDR FOR SOLN/INF
1VIAL
Jan-22
CHEPLAPHRM
28-Jul-21
Manufacturing delay.
VERTEPORFIN
As per HPRA website. Short since May 2021
XOMOLIX 2.5MG/ML SOLN FOR INJ
10AMP
Unknown at present
KYOWA KIR
02-Jul-21
Quality issue
DROPERIDOL
As per HPRA website
XYLOCAINE 2% & ADR 1:200000 INJ 20ML
5VIAL
10th October 2021
ASPEN
19-Jul-21
09-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
LIDOCAINE/EPINEPHRINE
As per HPRA website
XYMEL COMP 37.5MG/325MG FC TABS
60TABS
52750
Back In Stock
CLONMEL
29-Mar-21
30-Aug-21
30-Aug-21
No reason provided
TRAMADOL/PARACETAMOL
ZARONTIN 250MG/5ML SYRUP
200ML
52850
On Allocation
ESSENTIAL
10-May-17
11-May-18
No reason given
ETHOSUXIMIDE
11.05.18 Confirmed Still On Allocation.
ZERBAXA 1G/0.5G PDR FOR CONC SOLN/INF
10VIAL
Currently no indication on expected resupply
MSD
04-Jan-21
19-Jul-21
Recall issued by HPRA 22 Dec 2020
CEFTOLOZANE/TAZOBACTAM
ZOFRAN 4MG/2ML SOLN/INJ/INF
5AMP
Back In Stock
NOVARTIS
08-Feb-21
26-Aug-21
25-Aug-21
Unexpected increase in demand
ONDANSETRON
As per HPRA website
ZOFRAN 4MG/5ML SYRUP
50ML
53186
Mid September 2021
NOVARTIS
27-Aug-21
Manufacturing delays
ONDANSETRON
As per HPRA website. Short since early August
ZOFRAN 8MG/4ML SOLN/INJ/INF
5AMP
Back In Stock
NOVARTIS
06-Apr-21
27-Aug-21
26-Aug-21
Unexpected increase in demand
ONDANSETRON
As per HPRA website
ZYBAN 150MG PRO REL TABS
100TABS
56054
On Allocation
GSK MED
15-Jan-21
15-Jan-21
BUPROPION HYDROCHLORIDE
ZYVOX 2MG/ML SOLN/INF 300ML
10BAG
Mid-Late October 2021
PFIZER
09-Sep-21
Quality issue
LINEZOLID
As per HPRA website
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