Medicine supply notification: Stanek® and Sastravi® (levodopa/carbidopa/ entacapone) tablets

Medicine supply notification: Stanek® and Sastravi® (levodopa/carbidopa/ entacapone) tablets

June 17, 2020

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Stanek® and Sastravi® (levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone) tablets – various strengths

Teva and Accord the suppliers of Stanek® tablets and Sastravi® (various strengths) are out of stock. The anticipated re-supply dates range between June 2020 and August 2020 – strength dependent.

Supplies of Stalevo® tablets which are considered equivalent, continue to 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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