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Shortages background

Information submitted by pharmaceutical companies on shortages and their duration is published in the shortage search two weeks before the start of the shortage. For more information on shortages, contact the pharmaceutical company with the contact details included in the notifications (under Additional information).    

Pharmaceutical companies are responsible for keeping medicines on the market, submitting shortage notifications and updating the information in these notifications. 

Information about shortages to citizens


Updated Product name Strength Pharmaceutical form Package size ATC classification Active substances Marketing authorisation holder Shortage begins Shortage ends More information Date of the notification First notification vnr Type Mandatory storaged medicinal product

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