Medicine Supply Notification: Flixotide® (fluticasone) 50 micrograms/dose Evohaler

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for: Flixotide® (fluticasone) 50 micrograms/dose Evohaler

MSN/2024/014

Tier 2 – medium impact

Date of issue: 8th February 2024

  • Flixotide® (fluticasone) 50 micrograms/dose Evohaler is out of stock until early March 2024.
  • Flixotide® (fluticasone) 50 micrograms/dose Accuhaler remains available and can support a full uplift in demand.
  • Flixotide® (fluticasone) 125 micrograms/dose Evohaler and 100 micrograms/dose Accuhaler remain available and can support a full uplift in demand.
  • Where these are not suitable options, alternative corticosteroid inhalers, including beclomethasone 100 micrograms inhalers, are available.

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

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