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Product news (18/25 December 2010)

By News team

Accessing SPCs

The list of changes to summaries of product characteristics is not exhaustive. SPCs for a number of medicines licensed in the UK are available online


Supply issues

Lomotil and Marevan

Goldshield will be unable to supply Lomotil (atropine 0.025mg, diphenoxylate 2.5mg) tablets until the week beginning 20 December 2010 and Marevan (warfarin) tablets 1mg and 5mg until the week beginning 14 February 2011.

Medical information on 08700 70 30 33, stock-related information on 020 8588 9273.

Chloromycetin Ointment

Chloromycetin Ophthalmic Ointment (chloramphenicol) 4g is available again from Goldshield.

Medical information on 020 8588 9449, stock-related information on 020 8588 9273.

Discontinued products

Humalog/Humulin Pen

Eli Lilly’s Humalog and Humulin injectable insulin products are now available in a KwikPen pre-filled insulin device, and the older pre-filled pens will be discontinued by 31 March 2011.

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal URI: 11052579

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