Shortage of Priadel (lithium citrate) 520mg/5ml Liquid

· London and South East Regional Medicines Information

The shortage is expected to last until mid August 2018 and there are currently extremely limited supplies on the market.  Stock of Priadel 200mg and 400mg tablets remain available. This memo reiterates the advice in the SPCs on switching between lithium products and highlights importance of ensuring patients and prescribers are aware of potential changes in plasma levels as a result of switching products.

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