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Aspirin suppositories out of stock until mid-April

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February 1st 2022

Tagged: supply shortages

By Ailsa Colquhoun

A Tier 2 medicine supply notification has been published for aspirin 150mg and 300mg suppositories.

Medicine

Out of stock

Alternatives

Aspirin 150mg and 300mg suppositories

Until mid-April 2022.

Clinicians should review all patients on aspirin suppositories and switch patients to oral therapy if possible;

Consider using an alternative licensed medication(s) where a switch to oral therapy is not possible;

Prescribe appropriate Specials or unlicensed imports where the above actions are not considered appropriate;

See MSN for further details.

From the end of this month, medicines supply notices will be published on the Specialist Pharmacy Services’ Medicines Supply Tool (registration required)