Medicine Supply Notification: Elleste Solo MX 40 and 80 transdermal patches

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a Medicine Supply Notification (MSN) for Elleste Solo MX 40 and 80 transdermal patches


Tier 2 – medium impact

Date of issue: 29/04/2021

  • Elleste Solo MX® 40 and 80 transdermal patches are being discontinued and remaining supplies are expected to be depleted by October 2021 and July 2021, respectively.
  • Alternative brands of estradiol transdermal patches of different strengths remain available

DHSC will continue to provide updates on HRT availability in the monthly supply issues update which is uploaded to the Specialist Pharmacist Services (SPS) website.

The DHSC Medicine Supply Team provide a monthly update on potential supply issues affecting both primary and secondary care. This update is uploaded on the Specialist Pharmacy Services (SPS) website. To register, 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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