Tier 2 medicine supply notifications (MSNs) have been issued for the following items:
Diltiazem (Tildiem Retard) 90mg tablets Diamorphine 100mg and 500mg powder for solution for injection ampoules Timolol (Tiopex) 1mg/g gel eye drops 0.4g unit dose preservative free Benperidol (Anquil) 250microgram tablets Oxybutynin (Kentera) 3.9mg/24hour transdermal patches Sulfasalazine (Salazopyrin) 500mg tablets
Medicine Out of stock Alternatives Diltiazem ( Tildiem Retard) 90mg tablets Until w/c 11 April 2022 Adizem SR 90mg capsules
Angitil SR 90mg capsules Diamorphine 100mg and 500mg powder for solution for injection ampoules Until late May 2022. All morphine preparations remain available and can support an increase in demand during this time. See MSN for further details. Timolol ( Tiopex) 1mg/g gel eye drops 0.4g unit dose preservative free Until late March 2022. Timolol (Eysano) 2.5mg/ml and 5mg/ml preservative free eye drops in multi-dose bottles.
Timolol 2.5mg/ml and 5mg/ml eye drops containing a preservative also remain available. Benperidol ( Anquil) 250microgram tablets Out of stock from the end of March 2022 with a resupply date to be confirmed. Management options during this shortage should be determined on a case-by-case basis, in consultation with the appropriate mental health specialist. Oxybutynin ( Kentera) 3.9mg/24hour transdermal patches Until w/c 30th May 2022 Oxybutynin 2.5mg and 5mg standard release tablets
Oxybutynin 2.5mg/5ml and 5mg/5ml oral solution
Solifenacin 5mg and 10mg standard release tablets
Solifenacin 1mg/ml oral suspension
Tolterodine 1mg and 2mg standard release tablets
Tolterodine 2mg and 4mg XL capsules
Mirabegron (Betmiga) 25mg and 50mg prolonged-release tablets Sulfasalazine (Salazopyrin) 500mg tablets Until w/c 21 March 2022 Generic versions of sulfasalazine 500mg tablets.
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