Shortage of salofalk (mesalazine) suppositories (500mg and 1g)

· London and South East Regional Medicines Information

Dr Falk are the sole supplier of the 500mg mesalazine suppository and expect to be out of stock from late January until mid-April 2020. The company are also out of stock of the 1g suppository and are unable to advise on a resupply date.  This memo advises on use of Pentasa (mesalazine) 1g suppository as an alternative.



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