The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) has issued a medicine supply notification for Dulcolax 5mg,10mg suppositories of Sanofi.
Dulcolax 5mg suppositories are out of stock until and are expected to return to pharmacy shelves in January.
Dulcolax 10mg suppositories are currently facing supply disruption. Limited supplies of the product are expected in January, followed by full supplies in March.
|Product||Supplier||Current Stock Position||Anticipated resupply date|
|Bisacodyl 5mg suppositories||Sanofi||Out of stock||Early January 2021|
|Bisacodyl 10mg suppositories||Sanofi||Out of stock||Limited supplies expected January 2021, full resupplies expected March 2021|
The DH has also issued a medicine supply notification update for Ferrous Fumarate 322mg/Folic Acid 350mcg (Pregaday) tablets of Recipharm.
Pregaday tablets will be out of stock until mid December.
The UKMI have provided clinical advice on switching to alternative iron and folic acid containing products.