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*** DRUG SHORTAGE INFORMATION ***

DIAMORPHINE INJECTION

It is anticipated that there will be a stock shortage of diamorphine 5mg and 10mg injection from March 2020 that may not resolve until summer 2020. Further detailed information about this issue and alternatives can be found at this link and from the diamorphine entry within this formulary.


***DRUG SHORTAGE INFORMATION***

CLONIDINE 25 MICROGRAM TABLETS

There is a long term supply issue with clonidine 25 microgram tablets. No resolution date is yet known. Please see the medicines shortage bulletin for more information.

Abrupt withdrawl is not recommended due to the severe risk of rebound hypertension. Cases of agitation, restlessness, palpitations, nervousness, tremor, headache and abdominal symptoms have also been reported.


***DRUG RECALL INFORMATION***

Emerade (adrenaline) 150, 300, 500 microgram autoinjector devices recall: All batches of Emerade have been recalled and no further stocks will be available in the foreseeable future. Staff are advised to use adrenaline ampoules for intramuscular administration when needed.


***TEMPORARY DRUG SHORTAGE INFORMATION***

MOCLOBEMIDE

There is a temporary manufacturing supply issue with moclobemide affecting both strengths (150mg and 300mg).

- One manufacturer is out of stock of both stengths and does not have a date for resupply.

- The other currently has stocks of 150mg but the 300mg are currently out of stock and not expected back into stock until early next year.


Delmosart 18mg is out of stock again resolution date expected to be 18/11/19. All other strengths remain available. Recommended alternatives to use until the issue is resolved are Xaggitin or Concerta XL.


Supply issue RESOLVED: Delmosart 18mg and 27mg strengths will be back in stock at wholesalers from today (5th August).


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How to search the formulary:
You can search for individual drugs by typing the drug name into the search box on the home page. Alternatively you can search for individual drugs or sections of the formulary by clicking on the chapter link from the menu at the top. This will take you to chapter headings based on the format of the BNF. Within these chapters there are links to Oxford Health prescribing guidelines, policies, shared care protocols, NICE guidelines, and other useful documents, guidance and medicines information.

Each page of drugs has three columns:
- first column = drug name with links to the BNF, BNFc and SPC.
- second column = Oxford Health formulary status.
- third column = CCG traffic light status with additional notes and links. A key can be found at the bottom of each page.


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