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Gabitril (tiagabine) – 15mg tablets out of stock in the UK

22 May 2019

May 22 2019: 

15mg Gabitril tablets are still out of stock, and the 5mg tablets are now out of stock as well. Teva says they expect to have both strengths back in stock sometime between July and September 2019.

The 10mg tablets are in stock.

April 2 2019: Gabitril (tiagabine) 15mg tablets are temporarily out of stock. Teva, the company that makes Gabitril, expects to have them back in stock towards the end of May 2019.

Teva zonisamide stock in the UK

14 May 2019

Teva zonisamide capsules are temporarily out of stock. Teva expects the 25mg and 100mg capsules to be back in stock at the end of May 2019. The 50mg capsules are expected back at the end of July 2019. Other manufacturer’s versions of zonisamide capsules are available. If you have any concerns about taking a different manufacturers version, speak to your GP, epilepsy nurse or epilepsy specialist.

Update on 7 June 2019
Teva now expects its zonisamide capsules will be out of stock until mid-September 2019. This applies to all strengths.

Prescription from UK specialist made for nine-year-old whose cannabis-based medicine was confiscated at the airport

12 Apr 2019

A nine-year-old girl, whose cannabis oil had been confiscated at the airport on Saturday, has been given a prescription for the medicine from a UK specialist. 

Teagan's cannabis oil had been confiscated at the airport after her mother Emma Appleby brought the three-month supply into the UK illegally from the Netherlands on 6 April.