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EpiPen supply issue and anaphylaxis packs

The Department of Health and Social Care has informed us that due to a number of queries received about anaphylaxis packs and issues with replenishing these due to the EpiPen supply issues, the attached communication has been produced to remind practices to help conserve adrenaline-auto-injectors. Note that similar communications have also been sent to dentists and schools.

In terms of adrenaline ampoule supply, please see current supply position:

Adrenaline 1:1000 1ml ampoules:

  • Martindale temporarily out of stock until end of October, some stock still available at wholesales
  • Hameln- supplies available and aware of Martindale’s out of stock period. They are able to support additional usage in primary and secondary care during this time.

Martindale have all of the following adrenaline products available:

  • Adrenaline Injection 1mg in 10ml (1 in 10,000) PRTC Pre-filled syringe
  • Adrenaline Injection 1 in 10000 10 X 1ml ampoule
  • Adrenaline Injection 1 in 10000 10 X 5ml ampoule
  • Adrenaline Injection 1 in 10000 10 X 10ml ampoule
  • Adrenaline Injection 1 in 1000 10 X 5ml ampoule
  • Adrenaline Injection 1 in 1000 10 X 5ml ampoule
  • Adrenaline Injection 1 in 1000 10 X 0.5ml ampoule