Medicine Supply Notification: Latanoprost 50microgram/ml / timolol 5mg/ml (Fixapost) 0.2ml unit dose preservative free eye drops

Medicine Supply Notification: Latanoprost 50microgram/ml / timolol 5mg/ml (Fixapost) 0.2ml unit dose preservative free eye drops

October 28, 2021

MSN/2021/050

Tier 2 – medium impact

Date of issue: 27/10/2021

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Latanoprost 50microgram/ml / timolol 5mg/ml (Fixapost®) 0.2ml unit dose preservative free eye drops

  • Fixapost® eye drops are out of stock until mid-November 2021
  • Latanoprost (Monopost®) 50microgram/ml 0.2ml unit dose preservative free eye drops remain available.
  • Timolol (Eysano®) 5mg/ml and 2.5mg/ml eye drops preservative free and timolol (Tiopex®) 1mg/g gel
    eye drops 0.4g unit dose preservative free remain available.
  • Other preservative-free combination eye drops also remain available.

The DHSC Medicine Supply Team provide a monthly update on potential supply issues affecting both primary and secondary care. This update is uploaded on the Specialist Pharmacy Services (SPS) website. To register, 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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