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​​DATE TITLE​ ​SUBJECT ​VIEW
​14/11/2019 Esmoprazole 10mg Sachets for Oral Suspension (C207)​ ​Temporary Measure View Alert​​​
​25/10/2019 Ipratropium Bromide Nebuliser Solution 500mcg in 2ml​ ​Different dosage strength ​​View Alert​
​17/10/2019 ​Interferon Beta-1b Prefilled Syringes
& Set
​Change in Brand View Alert​​​
​16/09/2019 Ipratropium Bromide Nebuliser Solution 250mcg in 1ml​ Different dosage strength View Alert​​​
​30/08/2019 Bumetanide 5mg​ ​Shortage​ View Alert
​30/08/2019 Atropine Sulphate Tablets​ ​Change in Dose ​View Alert​
​25/07/2019 Valsartan Tablets​ View Alert​
​22/07/2019 Erythropoietin Injections ​ ​Change in Brand ​View Alert​
​17/06/2019 Carbohydrate Energy Supplement ​(B024/B024A) ​Change in Volume ​View Alert​
​13/06/2019 Urgent Field Safety Notice​ ​Pennine Healthcare Tube Hole Defect ​​View Alert​
​16/05/2019 Prostaglandin Analogue Eye Drops​ ​Change in Product ​​View Alert​
​02/04/2019 Recombinant Human Erythropoietin 2000IU (J739), 3000IU (J740) and 4000IU (J742)​ View Alert​
​25/03/2019 ​DHPC - Systemic and inhaled quinolone and fluoroquinolone antibiotics - ​Risk of disabling and potentially long-lasting side-effects and restrictions on use​ View Alert
 


2018
date TITLE SUBJECT VIEW
​22/11/2018 ​Ciclosporin 25mg & 100mg Capsules ​Change in Brand View Alert​​
​12/10/2018 VYGON nutrifit® Funnel Adaptors (SCODE EQ11255) for Nasogastric Tubes VYGON nutrifit® Size 14FG (EQ11048) and Size 18FG (EQ11050) ​Important Information ​View Alert​​
​03/10/2018 Enoxaparin 10,000IU (100mg) Injections​ ​Change in Brand View Alert​
​09/05/2018 Long Acting Beta 2 Agonist​ ​Change of Product View​ Alert​​

2017

​​​DATE ​TITLE ​​SUBJECT ​VIEW
​13/12/2017 Emollient bath or shower preparation​ ​Change in Volume ​View Alert
​17/08/2017 ​Complete Nutritional Preparation x500ml (B010) ​Change in presentation​ View Alert​​
​10/08/2017 Olanzapine 5mg tablets 
Medicine Alert View Alert​​
​08/08/2017  Vitamin B compound tablets Temporary Shortage View Alert​​
​14/07/2017 ​Carvedilol 6.25mg scored ​New Scored Version View Alert​​
​02/05/2017 Human  Chorionic Gonadotrophin injections 1000 units / 1500 units ​ Change in Concentration View Alert​
​27/04/2017 Compound Emollient Preparation ​ ​​Change in volume View Alert​
​09/02/2017 ​Insulin pen needles 13G 8mm (J700) ​Temporary Shortage Resolved ​​View Alert​
​10/01/2017 ​Complete Nutritional Preparation (B009) ​Change in brand ​View Alert
​10/01/2017 ​Aspirin 75mg tablets (A379) ​Change to gastro-resistant tablets ​View Alert
 

2016

​​DATE TITLE SUBJECT ​​VIEW
​18/12/2016 ​Etanercept injections (J876) ​New version of pre-filled pen View Alert​​
18/11/2016
Milk substitute (soya based) powder (B011/B011A)
Change in volume​
View Alert​
​16/11/2016 ​Atropine sulphate tablets ​change in dosage strength View Alert​
​31/10/2016 Adalimumab injections (J804) ​Change in presentation ​View Alert​
​27/10/2016 ​Fluticasone 250mgc/dose inhaler ​Change in number of doses/canister View Alert​
​06/04/2016 Complete Nutritional Preparation (B009)​ ​Update - Change in Brand ​​View Alert
View Annex​
​05/04/2016 Complete Nutritional Preparation​ (B009) ​Change in Brand  View Alert​
​18/03/2016 Oral Iron Tablets equivalent to 65 - 70mg​ of elemental Iron (A102) ​Oral Iron Tablets ​View Alert​
​09/03/2016 ​Emollient bath or shower
preparation​
​Change in Volume View Alert​
​04/03/2016 ​Urea 10% and 1% Hydrocortisone Cream ​Change in Volume View Alert
​19/01/2016 Lithium Carbonate 400mg PR Tablets ​Change in Brand ​View Alert​


2015

DATE TITLE SUBJECT View
​14/12/2015 Oral iron tablets Change in product View Alert
​01/12/2015 ​Interferon beta-1b 9.6 million-unit injections for SC administration ​Change in Presentation View Alert
​30/11/2015 ​Fluid Thickener Powder ​Change in Volume ​View Alert
​11/09/2015 ​Urea 10% & Hydrocortisone 1% cream ​Change in Volume View Alert
19/08/2015​ ​Demeclocycline 150mg capsules ​Update re Shortage ​​View Alert
​05/06/2015 ​High Protein (70-90%) Powder ​Change in volume ​View Alert​​​