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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.

Prolonged release acetazolamide capsules out of stock

6 Jul 2017

The following prolonged release acetazolamide capsules are out of stock in the UK:

    • Diamox SR 250mg prolonged release capsules, made by Concordia International
    • Eytazox 250mg prolonged release capsules, made by Auden McKenzie

Both companies expect to have these medicines back in stock at the end of September.

Normal release acetazolamide tablets, called Diamox without SR in the name, are still in stock.

Pregabalin supply problems

16 Jun 2017

Some versions of pregabalin are low in stock.

Pfizer’s liquid version of pregabalin – called Lyrica – is low in stock. This is because of a problem with the bottle closure. Pfizer are not expecting any new stock until at least July 2017.

TEVA’s version of pregabalin is also very low in stock in all doses. TEVA do not know when they will have more in stock.

Other versions of pregabalin marketed by Actavis (under the brand name Lecaent) and Consilient (under the brand name Rewisca) currently have no supply problems.

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