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Department of Health advice on synacthen shortage

21 Jan 2019



There is currently a shortage of tetracosactide 250 mg injection. The sole licensed UK supplier, Mallinckrodt, does not expect to be able to supply this product again until March 2019.

The Department of Health has confirmed the product has been sourced, however, stock is limited across Europe. Please find an overview of the stock information below.

Synacthen 250 mcg is now available in UK and can be purchased from the following distributors:

• AAH 

Alliance 

• SANGERS (NORTHERN IRELAND) Ltd.

• Movianto UK 

When placing orders or asking for Synacthen 250 mcg please refer to the new product ID: SKU10098