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Oral contraceptive supply issues

Resupply information for other items

December 1st 2020

Tagged: supply shortages

By Ailsa Colquhoun

The DHSC medicines supply team has issued a medicines supply notification for oral contraceptive tablets (various brands).

View the MSN for information on the resupply dates and alternatives.

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

30th November 2020

 

MSN/2020/056-U

10/11/2020

Bisacodyl 5mg and 10mg suppositories

Bisacodyl 5mg suppositories- Late November 2020

Bisacodyl 10mg suppositories – Early February 2021

Bisacodyl 5mg suppositories-  Early January 2021

Bisacodyl 10mg suppositories limited supplies expected January 2021, full resupplies expected in March 2021.

MSN/2020/059

28/10/2020

Nalcrom 100mg capsules

Late November 2020

Expected w/e  4th December 2020

MSN/2020/050

27/08/2020

Normacol and Normacol Plus Granules

Mid-September2020

Normacol – In Stock

Normacol Plus- expected w/c 21st December 2020

MSN/2020/039

08/07/2020

Pregaday Tablets

October 2020

Expected Mid-December 2020