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UK drug shortages list
The Clinigen Direct UK drug shortages platform is for the support of UK healthcare professionals only. It provides a regularly updated, fully comprehensive UK drug shortage list and highlights the existing alternative available. By reviewing the content below you are confirming you are a UK healthcare professional.
Although Clinigen Direct has performed an alternative assessment of these products, please note, it is the prescriber’s responsibility to ensure that the product is suitable for their patient. Due to the below lines not being general stock lines we are unable to cancel any purchase orders once the order has been placed.
|In shortage||Alternative||Form and pack size||Start Date||Status|
|Sodium Nitrate||Sodium Nitrate 30mg/ml||Solution for Injection 1 x 10ml||September 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|SII-Onco-BCG||Bacillus calmette guerin (BCG)||40mg/ml suspension for bladder instillation 1 x 3||December 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Phenelzine Sulphate||Phenelzine Sulphate 15 mg||Tablet, 1 x 60||March 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Neomycin Sulfate||Neomycin 500mg||Tablet , 1 x 30||May 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Mitomycin||Mitomycin 2 mg||Powder for Injection, 1 x 1||March 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Mitomycin||Mitomycin 5 mg||Powder for Solution for Injection, 1 x 1||March 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Methotrexate||Methotrexate (as disodium) 50mg/2ml||Solution for injection 1 x 2ml||November 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Sodium Thiosulfate||Sodium Thiosulfate 25%||Injection, 10 x 100ml||September 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Metalyse-Tenecteplase||Metlayse-Tenecteplase 50mg (10,000IU)||Powder For Injection, 1 x (1+1+1+1)||December 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Ketorolac||Ketorolac Trometamol 30mg/ml||Solution for injection 3 x 1ml||November 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Hyaluronidase||Hyaluronidase 1500iu||Powder for Injection 1x5||November 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Ethinyl Estradiol||Ethinyl Estradiol 50mcg||Tablet, 1 x 25||March 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Ethinyl Estradiol||Ethinyl Estradiol 10mcg||Tablet, 1 x 25||March 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Bleomycin Sulfate||Bleomycin Sulfate 15 000 IU||Powder for Solution for Injection/Infusion, 1 x 1||March 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Bleomycin||Bleomycin 15000iu||15000iu Solution for injection 1 x 1||August 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|BCG Culture SSI||BCG culture SSI-Mycobacterium bovis BCG||Powder for solution 4 x 30mg||December 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Lidocaine Hydrochloride & Adrenaline Hydrochloride||Lidocaine Hydrochloride & Adrenaline Hydrochloride 1% (10mcg/ml)||Solution for injection 1 x 20ml||September 2021||Current||Request medicine|
|Terizidone||Terizidone 250 mg||Capsule, Hard, 1 x 50||March 2021||Current||Request medicine|