Category list : Capsules
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Utrogestan excipient change Subscription
Utrogestan (progesterone; Besins Healthcare) oral capsules 100mg now contain sunflower oil as an excipient. Arachis oil is no longer included. More information on 01672 516885.
The following products are currently out of stock from Amdipharm Mercury and are due back in stock by the end of April 2015: alfacalcidol capsules 0.25μg x 30 and 1μg x 30; Maloxon (metoclopramide hydrochloride) tablets 10mg x 84; and phenoxybenzamine capsules 10mg x 30.
Dipentum discontinued Subscription
From 31 January 2015, UCB Pharma is discontinuing Dipentum (olsalazine sodium) capsules 250mg and tablets 500mg. The generic versions of the products are available through Sovereign Medical from 2 February 2015. More information is available on 01268 594774.
Lescol capsules discontinued Subscription
Novartis has discontinued Lescol (fluvastatin) capsules 40mg x 56. No other pack sizes are affected at this time. Medical information on 01276 698370.