Supply Disruption Alert: Phyllocontin® (Aminophylline) 225mg and 350mg modified release tablets – Update

Supply Disruption Alert: Phyllocontin® (Aminophylline) 225mg and 350mg modified release tablets – Update

February 15, 2021

Update (15/02/2021) – stock of the 225mg tablets are now expected to be exhausted by 30th March 2021, the updated alert can be found here.


Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply disruption alert for Phyllocontin® (Aminophylline) 225mg and 350mg modified release tablets.

Alert reference: SDA/2021/003

Phyllocontin® (aminophylline) Continus 225mg and Phyllocontin® Forte Continus 350mg modified-release tablets are being discontinued in the UK.

Remaining supplies of the 225mg strength are expected to be exhausted by 2nd March 2021 and the 350mg strength are expected to be exhausted by 5th April 2021

For further information and for advice on the management of affected patients please view the alert 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.

 



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