Shortage of enalapril 5mg tablets

Yuet Wan, Medicines Information Pharmacist, London and South East Regional Medicines InformationSource London and South East Regional Medicines InformationPublished

Off label halving of 10mg enalapril tablets in interim to cover shortage of 5mg tablet.

Enalapril 5mg tablets will be out of stock in March and April 2021. There is not enough supply of the 2.5mg strength to bridge the gap for all patients. There is stock of 10mg strength available. This memo discusses the off label halving of 10mg enalapril tablets in the interim to cover shortage of the 5mg tablets.

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