Medicine Supply Notification: Phenytoin sodium 100mg capsules (Accord)

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Phenytoin sodium 100mg capsules (Accord).

MSN/2023/078

Tier 3 – high impact

Date of issue 22nd August 2023

  • Phenytoin sodium 100mg capsules (Accord) are out of stock from late-August 2023 until late December 2023.
  • Phenytoin sodium 100mg capsules (Flynn Pharma) remain available and can support an uplift in demand.

A copy of this medicine supply notification, including further information for pharmacy teams, 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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