Shortages Notice: Detrusitol XL (tolterodine) 4mg capsules

Shortages Notice: Detrusitol XL (tolterodine) 4mg capsules

October 11, 2019

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have advised that due to manufacturing delays Detrusitol 4mg XL (tolterodine) capsules will be out of stock from the 7th October until the 6th December 2019.

Other brands of tolterodine 4mg modified-release capsules remain available from alternative suppliers:

Product (brand) MA holder
In stock
Blerone XL 4mg prolonged release capsules Zentiva
Mariosea XL 4mg prolonged release capsules Teva
Preblacon XL 4mg prolonged release capsules Accord
In stock – but only use these if prescribed by brand
Inconex XL 4mg prolonged release capsules Sandoz
Neditol XL 4mg prolonged release capsules Aspire
Out of stock
Santizor XL 4mg prolonged release capsules Pfizer
Detrusitol XL 4mg prolonged release capsules Pfizer

Action

Patients who do not have sufficient supplies for the out of stock period, may receive a generically prescribed prescription or an alternative brand, the United Kingdom Medicines Information (UKMI) service have advised there is no difference in the bio-equivalence of all brands of tolterodine 4mg modified-release capsules.

If you have any queries, please contact DHSCmedicinesupplyteam@dhsc.gov.uk

 



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