Adrenaline: alerts, information and stock update

19th February 2019

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Adrenaline news

***URGENT ALERT: Interim protocol for AAI to be stopped from 29 November 2018***

England: 

Northern Ireland:

Scotland:

Wales:

 

***Latest NPA adrenaline news***

 

***MHRA CAS alerts***

 

***The Green Book: Chapter 8 details content of an anaphylaxis kit***

 

Adrenaline auto-injectors stock update

Pharmacy contractors and their teams can use the following information whilst facing difficulty in obtaining many brands of adrenaline auto-injectors (AAI) from their regular wholesalers.

Please note that availability status changes rapidly and the information is correct at the time of publishing.

Please contact the NPA Pharmacy team on 01727 891 800 or email pharmacyservices@npa.co.uk for further information.

**Latest adrenaline news: EpiPen® 300mcg extended use beyond expiry dates for specific lots numbers

 

Table 1: availability of adrenaline solution for injection pre-filled disposable devices 

Brand and strength Pack size(s) Manufacturer Next availability update Last checked
Emerade 150mcg/0.15ml (1 in 1000) 1

Bausch & Lomb U.K Limited

Telephone: 0208781 2991

  • Delivered w/c  11 February 2019 to AAH and Phoenix 
  • Next delivery date to wholesalers: unknown
19 February 2019
Emerade 300mcg/0.3ml (1 in 1000) 1

Bausch & Lomb U.K Limited

Telephone: 0208781 2991

  • Delivered w/c  11 February 2019 to AAH and Phoenix 
  • Next delivery date to wholesalers: unknown
19 February 2019
Emerade 500mcg/0.5ml (1 in 1000) 1

Bausch & Lomb U.K Limited

Telephone: 0208781 2991

  • Delivered w/c  11 February 2019 to AAH and Phoenix 
  • Next delivery date to wholesalers: unknown
 19 February 2019
EpiPen® Jr.  150mcg/0.3ml                    (1 in 1000) 1 and 2

Mylan Products Limited

Telephone: 01707 853 000

  • Currently in stock; through Alliance Healthcare via their prescription validation service (anonymise patient information on prescription and fax to 01392 826300 or 0203 0448996)
    • A maximum of two auto-injectors can be ordered per prescription
19 February 2019
EpiPen® 300mcg/0.3ml (1 in 1000) 1 and 2

Mylan Products Limited

Telephone: 01707 853 000

  • In stock with Allliance Healthcare
19 February 2019
Jext 150mcg/0.15ml       (1 in 1000) 1

ALK-Abello Ltd

Telephone: 0118 903 7940
  • In stock with Allliance Healthcare
 19 February 2019
Jext 300mcg/0.3ml        (1 in 1000) 1

ALK-Abello Ltd

Customer Care: 0118 903 7940

  • In stock with Allliance Healthcare
19 February 2019