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Teva lamotrigine discontinued in the UK

7 Sep 2018

Teva has decided to discontinue its version of lamotrigine tablets once current stock has run out:

  • Teva lamotrigine 25mg tablets. Stock available until January 2019
  • Teva lamotrigine 50mg tablets. Out of stock
  • Teva lamotrigine 100mg tablets. Out of stock
  • Teva lamotrigine 200mg tablets. Out of stock

Teva also plans to discontinue the following doses of its dispersible lamotrigine once stock has run out:

Teva lamotrigine tablets – some doses out of stock in the UK

10 Aug 2018

Update 10 August 2018

Teva have now advised us that lamotrigine Teva 50mg tablets (non-dispersible) have been discontinued.

Update 22 June 2018

Lamotrigine Teva 100mg tablets (non-dispersible) have just come back in stock.

The 50mg non-dispersible tablets are still out of stock. Teva does not currently know when these will be back in stock.

Original story 8 June 2018 

Teva is out of stock of the following medicines:

Frisium out of stock in the UK

2 Aug 2018

Update 2 August 2018

Sanofi has Frisium back in stock and is sending supplies to wholesalers this week.

Original story 20th July 2018

Frisium (clobazam) tablets are out of stock in the UK. Sanofi expects to have more stock available to send to wholesalers in the week beginning 6 August 2018.

If you are due to run out of Frisium, your pharmacist can ring Sanofi to find out which wholesalers may have stock.

Zentiva sodium valproate discontinued in the UK

17 Apr 2018

Zentiva has stopped making the following medicines:

   - Sodium Valproate Zentiva 200mg gastro-resistant tablets
   - Sodium Valproate Zentiva 500mg gastro-resistant tablets
   - Sodium Valproate Zentiva 200 mg/5 ml liquid

If you take this version of sodium valproate, you’ll need to switch to another version. If you have any concerns about this, speak to your doctor, epilepsy nurse or pharmacist.

Accord and Actavis topiramate UK stock update

24 Jan 2018

Update as of 24 January 2018:

Accord 50mg topiramate tablets are back in stock in the UK.

There is limited stock available of 25mg, 100mg and 200mg Accord topiramate tablets, with more stock expected soon.

Actavis topiramate tablets are out of stock in all doses. Actavis expects to have them back in stock in February

Original story 21 December 2017:

Accord topiramate tablets are out of stock in the UK in all doses.

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