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Latest Medicines Shortages Posted on 3 Jan 2018

These lists WILL NOT BE inclusive and the information represents only what has been reported to and by the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC)

The Coventry & Warwickshire Area Prescribing Committee references these data for information only and cannot guarentee accuracy. It should be used as a guide only.

 Generic medicines in short supply;

 The Department of Health have granted the following price concessions for December 2017 only.

Drug

Pack size

 Price Concession

Amiloride 5mg tablets

28

£4.05

Amlodipine 5mg tablets

28

£1.84

Amlodipine 10mg tablets

28

£1.95

Anastrozole 1mg tablets

28

£6.46

Aripiprazole 5mg tablets (new)

28

£3.50

Aripiprazole 15mg tablets (new)

28

£2.41

Atorvastatin 80mg tablets

28

£2.27

Betahistine 8mg tablets

84

£3.11

Betahistine 16mg tablets

84

£6.61

Bicalutamide 150mg tablets

28

£25.99

Bicalutamide 50mg tablets (new)

28

£11.16

Chlorpromazine 25mg tablets

28

£31.77

Chlorpromazine 50mg tablets

28

£31.14

Chlorpromazine 100mg tablets

28

£32.49

Citalopram 10mg tablets

28

£1.66

Citalopram 20mg tablets

28

£2.09

Citalopram 40mg tablets

28

£2.84

Duloxetine 20mg capsules

28

£8.95

Duloxetine 30mg capsules

28

£9.32

Duloxetine 40mg capsules

56

£17.91

Duloxetine 60mg capsules

28

£14.57

Enalapril 5mg tablets

28

£2.39

Enalapril 10mg tablets

28

£2.25

Enalapril 20mg tablets

28

£2.19

Eplerenone 25mg tablets (new)

28

£29.14

Eplerenone 50mg tablets

28

£12.22

Exemestane 25mg tablets

30

£39.35

Fexofenadine 120mg tablets

30

£2.88

Fexofenadine 180mg tablets (new)

30

£2.98

Gabapentin 100mg capsules

100

£2.26

Gabapentin 300mg capsules (new)

100

£4.85

Glimepiride 1mg tablets (new)

30

£2.05

Glimepiride 2mg tablets (new)

30

£2.98

Glimepiride 3mg tablets (new)

30

£3.53

Glimepiride 4mg tablets (new)

30

£6.31

Gabapentin 400mg capsules

100

£7.10

Haloperidol 1.5mg tablets

28

£10.00

Haloperidol 5mg tablets

28

£3.03

Hydroxychloroquine 200mg tablets

60

£6.09

Lacidipine 2mg tablets

28

£2.58

Lacidipine 4mg tablets

28

£3.10

Levetiracetam 1g tablets

60

£45.68

Levetiracetam 250mg tablets (new)

60

£11.72

Levetiracetam 500mg tablets

60

£37.10

Levetiracetam 750mg tablets

60

£54.35

Levetiracetam 100mg/ml oral solution sugar free (new)

 300ml

£8.08

Losartan 100mg tablets (new)

28

£1.20

Mebeverine 135mg tablets

100

£5.20

Mefenamic acid 500mg tablets

28

£44.54

Olanzapine 10mg tablets

28

£27.19

Olanzapine 2.5mg tablets

28

£6.45

Olanzapine 20mg tablets

28

£50.88

Olanzapine 7.5mg tablets

28

£29.34

Oxazepam 10mg tablets

28

£13.60

Oxazepam 15mg tablets

28

£14.86

Perindopril 2mg tablets

30

£8.44

Perindopril 4mg tablets

30

£5.10

Perindopril 8 mg tablets

30

£7.87

Pregabalin 100mg capsules (new)

84

£6.40

Pregabalin 150mg capsules (new)

56

£3.66

Pregabalin 200mg capsules (new)

84

£5.84

Pregabalin 225mg capsules (new)

56

£3.44

Pregabalin 25mg capsules (new)

56

£6.46

Pregabalin 300mg capsules (new)

56

£6.50

Pregabalin 50mg capsules (new)

84

£5.34

Pregabalin 75mg capsules (new)

56

£4.51

Quetiapine 100mg tablets (new)

60

£34.72

Quetiapine 150mg tablets (new)

60

£50.92

Quetiapine 200mg tablets (new)

60

£34.11

Quetiapine 25mg tablets

60

£12.06

Quetiapine 300mg tablets (new)

60

£55.52

Rasagiline 1mg tablets

28

£4.15

Rizatriptan 10mg tablets

3

£10.50

Sumatriptan 100mg tablets (new)

6

£8.50

Terbinafine 250mg tablets (new)

14

£9.50

Tolterodine 1mg tablets (new)

56

£2.45

Topiramate 25mg tablets (new)

60

£4.90

Topiramate 50mg tablets (new)

60

£18.11

Topiramate 100mg tablets (new)

60

£14.00

Tramadol 50mg capsules

30

£0.85

Tranexamic Acid 500mg tablets

60

£13.54

Trimethoprim 50mg/5ml oral suspension SF

100ml

£3.99

Venlafaxine 37.5mg tablets

56

£2.26

Venlafaxine 75mg tablets

56

£2.61

Vitamin B compound strong tablets (new)

28

£3.98

Zolmitriptan 2.5mg tablets

6

£12.63

 

 

http://psnc.org.uk/dispensing-supply/supply-chain/generic-shortages/

Branded Supply Problems:

As of 28th April 2014 PSNC no longer maintains the branded shortages list.

see new link below:

PSNC has been alerted to the following manufacturing problems impacting on the supply of products to community pharmacy.

http://psnc.org.uk/dispensing-supply/supply-chain/branded-shortages/branded-shortages-list/


 

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