Azilect shortage 01 Dec 2023

Azilect shortage 01 Dec 2023

Latest medication supply issues we are aware of:
We have been advised that Azilect is in short supply and the soonest expected date for new supplies is in 2024.
Please contact your consultant to inform them and ask if they can prescribe an alternative.

Last updated: 10 Nov 2023.
Pharmaceutical companies have shared with us that they’re facing supply problems with the following Parkinson’s medications:

Teva
Carbidopa/levodopa 25mg/100mg controlled release tablets x 60 will experience supply problems until late November
Carbidopa/entacapone/levodopa 25mg/200mg/100mg tablets x 30 will experience supply issues until mid-December
Carbidopa/entacapone/levodopa 31.25mg/200mg/125mg tablets x 30 will experience supply issues until the end of February 2024
Carbidopa/entacapone/levodopa 37.5mg/200mg/150mg tablets x 30 will experience supply issues until the end of February 2024
Pramipexole 2.10mg prolonged release tablets x 30 will face supply problems until mid-December 2023
Rasagiline (Azilect) 1mg tablets x 28 will face supply problems until April 2024
Ropinirole 0.25mg, 0.5mg and 2.0mg tablets will face supply problems until late 2024

Will this affect me?
If you take the products listed above, your pharmacist may be unable to give you your prescription.

You may need to contact the team that issued your prescription.

We will share updates as we get them.

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