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Availability of EpiPen® 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injector – 10 July

Availability of EpiPen® 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injector – 10 July

As a distributor of EpiPen® 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injector (pip code: 2279602 EPIPEN AUTO INJECTOR 300MCG), we are working closely with Mylan, the Marketing Authorisation Holder of this product, regarding the current intermittent supply constraints they are experiencing from the manufacturer, Meridian Medical Technologies, a Pfizer company.

In mid-June, we secured a limited volume of EpiPen® 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors with an expiry date of October 2018. This product is still available for pharmacies to order.This stock is being carefully managed; however, there is no script validation requirement in place for this specific product. Stock with an expiry date of October 2018 cannot be returned to Alliance Healthcare and can be ordered via the usual ordering methods. Please make sure you specifically reference the pip code: pip 8133308 EPIPEN 300MCG (EXP 10/2018).

We continue to maintain a stock management process for the distribution of EpiPen® 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors. Pharmacies are allocated product on a prescription-only basis and can place orders for up to a maximum of two EpiPen® 0.3mg Auto-Injectors per prescription. It is important to note that supply of EpiPen 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors continues to be intermittent and may not always be available for pharmacies to order.

A full statement from Mylan can be found on their website: www.epipen.co.uk