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Epipen update as of 28 September - Availability of EpiPen® 0.3mg and EpiPen® Jr 0.15mg Adrenaline

Epipen update as of 28 September - Availability of EpiPen® 0.3mg and EpiPen® Jr 0.15mg Adrenaline

28 September 2018

As a distributor of EpiPen® 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injector (pip code: 2279602 EPIPEN AUTO INJECTOR 300MCG) and EpiPen® Jr 0.15mg (pip code: 2279610), 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.

Pharmacies that are presented with a prescription for EpiPen® 0.3mg Auto-Injectors are able to place an order for up to a maximum of two EpiPen® 0.3mg per prescription. Please send anonymized prescriptions for EpiPen® 0.3mg or Auto-Injectors to Alliance Healthcare's prescription validation service, either by Fax (0203 044 8996) or email (EOHotline@alliance-healthcare.co.uk). Please include your Alliance Healthcare account number when placing your order.

Extended Expiration Dates for Select Lots of EpiPen® 0.3mg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors
To address supply constraints of EpiPen 0.3mg, Mylan UK have obtained acceptance from the MHRA to extend the use of specific lot (batch) numbers of EpiPen 0.3mg auto-injectors, beyond the labelled expiry date by four months. The affected lot numbers are listed in on the Mylan website at: www.epipen.co.uk

EpiPen® Jr 0.15mg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors
Unfortunately we have a temporary Supply constraint with EpiPen® Jr 0.15mg Adrenaline Auto-Injectors and our next delivery is due mid-October 2018.

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