Medicine Supply Notification: Memantine (Valios® ) 10mg and 20mg orodispersible tablets sugar free

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Memantine (Valios®) 10mg and 20mg orodispersible tablets sugar free

MSN/2024/063

Tier 2 – medium impact

Date of issue: 29th May 2024

  • Valios® 10mg and 20mg orodispersible tablets are out of stock until late August 2024
  • Valios® 5mg orodispersible tablets remain available and can support a partial increase in demand
  • Memantine 10mg/ml oral solution and Ebixa® 5mg pump oral solution remain available and can support an increase 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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