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

· London and South East Regional Medicines Information

Dr Falk are sole supplier of the 500mg mesalazine suppository and expect to be out of stock until mid-December 2019. The company also expect to be out of stock of the 1g suppository from late November to mid-December. This memo advises on use of Pentasa (mesalazine) 1g suppository as an alternative.

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