Medicine Supply Notification: Fluoxetine 40mg capsules

Medicine Supply Notification: Fluoxetine 40mg capsules

March 30, 2021

Update: 30.03.2021 – resupply date now expected to be late May 2021

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a Medicine Supply Notification (MSN) for Fluoxetine 40mg capsules

  • Advanz, sole supplier, are out of stock of fluoxetine 40mg capsules until the end of March 2021
  • Fluoxetine 20mg capsules remain available and can support an uplift in demand
  • A Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) was issued on 29/01/2021

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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