Medicine Supply Notification: Diltiazem (Tildiem Retard® ) 90mg and 120mg modified-release tablets

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Diltiazem (Tildiem Retard®) 90mg and 120mg modified-release tablets.


Tier 2 – medium impact

Date of issue 17th August 2022

  • Diltiazem (Tildiem Retard®) 90mg modified-release tablets are out of stock until w/c 17th October 2022.
  • Diltiazem (Tildiem Retard®) 120mg modified-release tablets will be out of stock from beginning of September to w/c 17th October 2022.
  • Other brands of twice daily modified release diltiazem (as capsules) remain available and can support a full uplift in demand.

A copy of this medicine supply notification, including further information, has been sent to all pharmacy NHS email addresses.

DHSC and NHSE/I have now launched an online Medicines Supply Tool, which provides up to date information about medicine supply issues. The contents of these MSNs can now be viewed on the Tool.

The Tool also details any changes to resupply dates and updates to the entries.

To access the Tool you will need  an NHS email address. Once set up and logged in, you will be able to access it online.

New shortages not listed on the SPS website, can be reported using our shortage reporting tool.

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