A Tier 2 medicines supply notification for Colestid (colestipol) orange and plain 5g granules sachets
The table below provides a summary of the attached MSN:
|Medicine||Out of stock until||Alternatives|
|Colestid (colestipol) orange and plain 5g granules sachets||Orange – end of May 2021|
Plain – to be confirmed
|Other bile-acid sequestrants remain available.|
Unlicensed imports of colestipol have been sourced.
Please also see a Supply Disruption Alert for the discontinuation of morphine sulphate (MST CONTINUS) 20mg, 30mg, 60mg, 100mg and 200mg prolonged release granules for oral suspension.
There have also been changes to the resupply dates of the medicines listed below.
|Original MSN reference||Date of original MSN/SDA||Supply issue||Resupply date originally communicated||Updated resupply date as of w/c 22 Feb 2021|
|MSN/2020/011||12/3/2020||Fluoxetine 10mg tablets||Late 2020||Sept 2021|
|MSN/2020/053||2/10/2020||Desmopressin Octim Nasal Spray||Mid-2021||Q3 2023|
|MSN/2020/064||18/12/2020||Docusate sodium 100mg capsules||limited supplies until April 2021||limited supplies until June 2021|
|MSN/2021/003||14/1/2021||Sancuso (granisetron) 3.1mg/24 hours transdermal patches||Mid-February 2021||Late March 2021|