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Originator: DHSC & NHS England and Improvement: Supply disruption alert

Issue date: 28-Nov-2019 09:01:51

This alert has been issued to:
  • Care Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • Specialists Trusts
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Mental Health & Social Care Trusts
  • Ambulance Trusts
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Acute Trusts
  • Community Trusts

  • MHRA (Medicines) Drug Alerts (Various Recipients)
  • Other contacts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Social Care Providers (registered with CAS)
  • MHRA (Medicines) Drug Alerts - Non-NHS Recipients
  • GP - Locum
  • NHS 111 and Out of hours providers
  • GP Practices
  • DHSC Supply Disruption - Medicines

Action category: Action

Title: Slo-phyllin (Theophylline) 60mg/125mg/250mg capsules

Broadcast content: Manufacture of this product has ceased; it is anticipated to be out of stock by the end of November.

This alert provides advice on the management of patients currently using this medicine.

Additional information: NHS England Regional Offices: please cascade this alert to Community Pharmacy.

Alert reference: SDA/2019/009

Action underway deadline: 02-Dec-2019

Action complete deadline: 28-Feb-2020


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