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Diazepam RecTubes 2.5mg discontinuation

Review patients ahead of supply termination

October 12th 2021

Tagged: supply shortages

Practices are asked to review patients prescribed Diazepam RecTubes 2.5mg, which have been discontinued in the UK.

Remaining supplies are expected to be exhausted by March 2022.

Prescribers can consider alternative preparations where appropriate: Diazepam 5mg/ 2.5mL rectal solution remain available and can support an uplift in demand.

View the Supply Disruption Alert.