Medicine Supply Notification: Tegretol® (carbamazepine) 100mg tablets

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Tegretol® (carbamazepine) 100mg tablets.


Tier 2 – medium impact

Date of issue 31st July 2023

  • Tegretol® (carbamazepine) 100mg tablets will be out of stock during August 2023
  • Tegretol® 200mg tablets and Tegretol® 100mg/5ml liquid remain available and will be able to support increased demand.
  • Generic carbamazepine 100mg tablets remain available but are unable to support an increase 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.