Medicine Supply Notification: Kolanticon gel® (2.5mg dicycloverine hydrochloride, 200mg aluminium hydroxide, 100mg light magnesium oxide, 20mg simethicone per 5ml)

Medicine Supply Notification: Kolanticon gel® (2.5mg dicycloverine hydrochloride, 200mg aluminium hydroxide, 100mg light magnesium oxide, 20mg simethicone per 5ml)

June 17, 2021

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a Medicine Supply Notification (MSN) for Kolanticon gel®
(2.5mg dicycloverine hydrochloride, 200mg aluminium hydroxide, 100mg light magnesium oxide, 20mg simethicone per 5ml)

MSN/2021/031

Tier 2 – medium impact

Date of issue: 16/06/2021

  • Kolanticon gel® is out of stock until January 2022
  • Alternative preparations for symptomatic relief of gastro-intestinal disorders characterised by hyperacidity, smooth muscle spasm, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and flatulence, 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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