Current UK drug shortages and alternatives*

Welcome to the UL Medicines UK drug shortages platform. Our regularly updated, fully comprehensive platform provides accurate drug shortage information whilst highlighting the existing alternative available. (Please note to view alternatives you must have a UL Medicines account and be logged in.) To set up an account with us today please click here.

Generic Alternative Date Status
Trifluoperazine Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Amikacine (as sulfate) Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Sucralfate 1g/5ml Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Sucralfate 1g Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Hepatitis B vaccine 20microgram/ml Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Sulfinpyrazone 400mg Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Progesterone 100mg/ml Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Remifentanil (as hydrochloride) 2mg Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Remifentanil (as hydrochloride) 5mg Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Dexamethasone,Framycetin sul,Gramicidin Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Dexamethasone,Framycetin sul,Gramicidin Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Sucralfate 1g Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Flecainide acetate 150mg/15ml Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Tobramycin 40mg/ml (80mg/2ml) Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Menadiol 10mg Login to View 22/01/2018 Current
Progesterone 50mg/ml Login to View 22/01/2018 Current
Fludrocortisone acetate 0.1mg Login to View 26/01/2018 Resolved
Abciximab 2mg/ml Login to View 22/01/2018 Current
Bicalutamide 150mg Login to View 22/01/2018 Resolved
Bicalutamide 50mg Login to View 22/01/2018 Resolved
Hyoscine butylbromide 20mg/ml Login to View 30/01/2018 Resolved
Chorionic gonadotropin 5,000 iu/ml Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Clindamycin phosphate 600mg/4ml Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Co-Phenotrope 2.5mg/25microg Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Cytarabine 100mg/ml Login to View 22/01/2018 Resolved
Cytarabine 100mg/5ml Login to View 22/01/2018 Resolved
Gentamicin (as sulphate) 80mg/2ml Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Gentamicin (as sulphate) 80mg/2ml Login to View 17/01/2018 Resolved
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin 1500IU Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Sucralfate 1g Login to View 17/01/2018 Current
Aciclovir (as sodium) 250mg Login to View 30/01/2018 Current
Vincristine 1mg/ml Login to View 30/01/2018 Resolved
Methotrexate 100mg/ml Login to View 06/02/2018 Resolved
Naloxone 400mcg/ml Login to View 07/02/2018 Resolved
Xylocaine 10% Login to View 21/02/2018 Resolved
Clindamycin Phosphate 300mg Login to View 21/01/2018 Current
Chloramphenicol 1g Login to View 07/03/2018 Current
Hydrocortisone sodium phosphate 100mg/ml injection Not available 07/03/2018 Current
Vinblastine 10mg/10ml injection Not available 07/03/2018 Current
Xylocaine 10% Login to View 07/03/2018 Resolved
Xylocaine 10% Login to View 07/03/2018 Resolved
Co-trimoxazole 400/80mg Login to View 08/03/2018 Current
Xylocaine (Lidocaine / Adrenaline Injection) 1 % Login to View 27/04/2018 Resolved
Xylocaine (Lidocaine / Adrenaline Injection) 2 % Login to View 27/04/2018 Resolved
Furosemide 10mg/ml Login to View 25/05/2018 Current
Furosemide 10mg/ml Login to View 25/05/2018 Current
Furosemide 20mg/2ml Login to View 30/05/2018 Current
Furosemide 250mg/25ml Login to View 30/05/2018 Current
Pyrimethamine 25mg Login to View 29/06/2018 Current
Doxorubicin HCL, 50mg Login to View 29/06/2018 Current
Metronidazole 1g Login to View 29/06/2018 Current
Tetanus immunoglobulin 250iu Login to View 29/06/2018 Current
Prilocaine hydrochloride 1% Login to View 29/06/2018 Current

*Products supplied by UL Medicines do not have a UK Marketing Authorisation and are supplied under Regulation 167 of the Human Medicines Regulations 2012. UL Medicines makes no claim to the safety and efficiency of the products.