Medicine Supply Notification: Gentisone HC® (Gentamicin 0.3% w/v and Hydrocortisone acetate 1% w/v) Ear Drops

Medicine Supply Notification: Gentisone HC® (Gentamicin 0.3% w/v and Hydrocortisone acetate 1% w/v) Ear Drops

July 12, 2021

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Gentisone HC® (Gentamicin 0.3% w/v and Hydrocortisone acetate 1% w/v) Ear Drops

MSN/2021/034

Tier 2 – medium impact

Date of issue 12th July 2021

• Gentisone HC® ear drops will be out of stock w/c 12th July 2021 until w/c 25th October 2021

• Alternative combination topical ear products containing an aminoglycoside with a steroid remain available. .

A copy of this medicine supply notification has been sent to all pharmacy NHS email addresses.

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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