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Allergies: Medical Equipment

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 173542, tabled on 11 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is to resolve the national shortage of EpiPen 0.3mg Auto-Injectors.

Answered on

9 October 2018

Departmental officials are in regular contact with Mylan, the United Kingdom licensed supplier of Epipens, as there have been ongoing supply issues affecting this product. Supplies are currently available of the 0.3mg, although limited, and are being closely managed to ensure that pharmacies can obtain stock to fulfil prescription for patients. Mylan anticipates that supplies will stabilize in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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