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Bambuterol discontinuation

Stock finished by end of June

January 21st 2022

Tagged: supply shortages

By Ailsa Colquhoun

A Tier 2 medicine supply notification has been published for Bambuterol (Bambec) 10mg Tablets.


Out of stock


Bambuterol (Bambec) 10mg Tablets

  • Discontinuation of product.
  • Stock expected to be exhausted by the end of June 2022.
  • Inhaled β2-agonist therapy is the preferred route of administration.
  • If ongoing treatment with an oral β2-agonist is deemed necessary, consider salbutamol or terbutaline tablets
  • See MSN Bambuterol (Bambec) 10mg Tablets for further details.

From end of February, all MSNs will be accessed using the SPS Medicines Supply Tool (registration required with the Specialist Pharmacy Service).