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a pharmacy otc imageNovember 15 2017

A number of hydromorphone injection products are no longer be listed in the Specials section of the Drug Tariff (Part VIIIB) for England and Wales.

NHS Business Services Authority has announced listing of the following has been discontinued:

  • hydromorphone 10mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules;
  • hydromorphone 20mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules;
  • hydromorphone 50mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules.

Instead of using these, NHSBSA says the following licensed options are available from Napp Pharmaceuticals Ltd “which should ideally be considered”:

  • Palladone 10mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules;
  • Palladone 20mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules;
  • Palladone 50mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules.

Link:
NHSBSA announcement              

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