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Update on clobazam supply problems in the UK

10 Aug 2017

10 August 2017

The Department of Health has updated us on the situation with clobazam supply problems in the UK.

Auden McKenzie has stopped making generic clobazam tablets and passed its licence to Accord Healthcare. Clobazam tablets made by Accord are currently available. Pharmacies should be able to get supplies from the wholesaler Alliance. If your pharmacy has any trouble getting hold of Accord clobazam, they can contact Accord directly on 0800 373 573.

Supply problem with clobazam tablets in the UK

9 Aug 2017

There is a supply problem with clobazam tablets in the UK.

Auden McKenzie has stopped making its version of clobazam tablets, called Clobazam Auden. There are no stocks left.

Sanofi is temporarily out of stock of its version of clobazam tablets, called Frisium. Sanofi has told us the tablets will be back in stock in the next few weeks, but is not able to confirm the date.

You may wish to check with your pharmacist just in case they still have supplies.

Dr Valerie Murphy in charge of Connor Sparrowhawk’s care at Slade House admits failures before medical practitioners tribunal

8 Aug 2017

The consultant psychiatrist in charge of 18-year-old Connor Sparrowhawk’s care at Slade House disability unit has admitted a number of failings at a tribunal hearing on August 7.

Frisium temporarily out of stock update

8 Aug 2017

Update as of 7 August 2017

These tablets are still out of stock. There are no supplies left. Sanofi expects to have them back in stock in the next few weeks, but can’t confirm the date

Original article 21 June 2017:

Frisium (clobazam) 10mg tablets made by Sanofi are out of stock. New stock is expected the week beginning 7th August.

If you are going to run out before then, ask your pharmacist to ring Sanofi to find if there are stockists who still have supplies.