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Medicine Supply Notification: Fluoxetine 30mg capsules (Advanz)

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today issued a medicine supply notification for Fluoxetine 30mg capsules (Advanz) Advanz, the sole supplier, are out of stock of fluoxetine 30mg capsules with resupply expected mid-December 2020 Fluoxetine 10mg and 20mg capsules remain available A Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) was issued on 20/10/2020 further details can...

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Medicine Supply Notification: Salazopyrin En-Tabs (sulfasalazine) 500mg tablets

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today issued a medicine supply notification for Salazopyrin En-Tabs (sulfasalazine) 500mg tablets Pfizer are out of stock of Salazopyrin En-Tabs until early December 2020 Generic versions of sulfasalazine 500mg gastro-resistant tablets remain available UKMI have advised there are no known differences in bioavailability between the branded and...

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SSPs issued for Fluoxetine 30mg caps & Salazopyrin EN-Tabs 500mg: Urgent actions required by pharmacy teams

In response to significant ongoing disruption to the supply of Fluoxetine 30mg capsules and Salazopyrin® EN-Tabs 500mg, two Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) have been been issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). Introduced with immediate effect today, Tuesday 20th October 2020, SSP07 has been developed by clinicians and provides pharmacists with procedures to...

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PSNC Briefing 037/20: Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP): SSP08 – Salazopyrin® EN-Tabs 500mg

In response to significant ongoing disruption to the supply of Salazopyrin® EN-Tabs 500mg, a Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) have been issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and these can be accessed on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) website. This briefing provides information on these SSPs and is intended as a...

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PSNC Briefing 036/20: Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP): SSP07 – Fluoxetine 30mg capsules

In response to significant ongoing disruption to the supply of fluoxetine 30mg capsules, a Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) have been issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and these can be accessed on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) website. This briefing provides information on these SSPs and is intended as a...

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