Glibenclamide 2.5mg and 5mg tablets discontinued

Glibenclamide 2.5mg and 5mg tablets discontinued

June 25, 2020

Specialist Pharmacy Service (SPS)  advise that Glibenclamide 2.5mg and 5mg tablets have been discontinued by Wockhardt, with no remaining stock available. There are no other manufacturers in the market.

Further information on alternative agents and management options can be found in the memo here.

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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