Shortage of Heminevrin (clomethiazole) 192 mg capsules

· London and South East Regional Medicines Information

Cheplapharm, the sole manufacturer of clomethiazole capsules are out of stock until the middle of September. They also manufacture the 31.5 mg/ml syrup but do not have sufficient supplies to meet the additional demand. This memo discusses alternative treatment  options.  Unlicensed imports of capsules are available through specialist importers for patients who cannot stop treatment and cannot be switched.

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