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Capoten, Capozide, Nalorex and Sotacor Discontinued

Bristol-Myers Squibb would like to inform you that the following products were discontinued as of 31st March 2018 in Ireland for commercial reasons: Capoten (captopril) 25mg and 50mg tablets; Capozide (captopril/HCTZ) 50/25mg tablets; Nalorex (naltrexone) 50mg tablets; Sotacor (sotalol) 80mg tablets. For further information, please contact the BMS Medical Information department at 1800 749 749 or at medical.information@bms.com

Discontinued Products

PRODUCTS WITHDRAWN IN IRELAND IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS The majority of withdrawals have been due to commercial rationalisation decisions. Products highlighted in bold apply to the current month. OCTOBER Accolate Alomide Asasantin Retard Betoptic Bonefos Combivent UDVs Emadine Fluclon Infanrix-IPV HIB Isotrex Kepivance Losepine Lotriderm Lozitar Comp Premique Prempak C Prolosin Suplena Trobalt Typherix Zotrole

Fluanxol Discontinued

Lundbeck Ireland Ltd. would like to inform you that Fluanxol (flupentixol dihydrochloride) 0.5mg and 1mg film-coated tablets were discontinued from 1st October 2015 due to low sales and resulting supply issues. Existing product in the supply chain will be sold until stocks are exhausted. Please be advised that no therapeutic alternatives will remain on the market. If you require any ...

Vantas Implant – Termination of Supply

Orion Corporation regrets to inform you that they have ceased supply of Vantas (histrelin) implant for advanced prostate cancer in Ireland. Several alternative LHRH analogue medicines are available in the Irish market. Therefore, patients will not be exposed to any risk due to lack of treatment availability. Treatment with Vantas need only be changed to an alternative product at the ...

Clopixol Acuphase 50mg/ml & Depixol 200mg/ml Injections

Lundbeck (Ireland) Ltd wishes to announce the discontinuation of the following products from the Irish market for commercial reasons: •        Clopixol Acuphase 50mg/ml solution for injection •        Depixol 200mg/ml solution for injection Please note that all other presentations in the Clopixol and Depixol product ranges will remain on the Irish market – Clopixol 10mg film-coated tablets, Clopixol 200mg/ml and 500mg/ml ...

Glucophage – 500mg Powder for Oral Solution Discontinued

Merck Serono Ltd would like to inform you that Glucophage (metformin) 500mg powder for oral solution has been discontinued due to unforeseen manufacturing issues. It is expected to be available until July 2014 based upon current demand for stock. This situation does not affect Glucophage tablets. Alternative formulations of metformin are available on the Irish market, the Summaries of Product ...

Viramune – 50mg Prolonged-Release Tablets to be Discontinued

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd would like to inform you that Viramune (nevirapine) 50mg prolonged-release tablets will be discontinued at the end of December 2014 for commercial reasons. Other strengths of Viramune prolonged-release tablets (100mg and 400mg), Viramune 200mg tablets and Viramune 50mg/5ml oral suspension are not affected and remain available. Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd anticipates that stock will be available to last ...

Starlix – Notice of Discontinuation

Novartis Ireland would like to advise you that Starlix, an oral antidiabetic agent used in the management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, has been discontinued for the Irish market. The existing supply of Starlix is expected to be depleted by January 2014 based on current demand. This decision has been taken in view of available alternative treatments and the diminishing ...

Aranesp – Discontinuation of 15μg Prefilled Syringe

Amgen Ireland Ltd wishes to inform you that due to commercial reasons, a decision has been made to discontinue the 15μg dose of Aranesp prefilled syringe. This discontinuation will commence in December 2013. After the remaining inventory has been exhausted, no further supplies of this presentation will be available in the Irish market. All other doses of Aranesp prefilled syringe ...