Shortage of Stemetil (prochlorperazine) 5mg/5ml Syrup

· London and South East Regional Medicines Information

Sanofi, the sole supplier of the liquid formulation, have very limited stock available, and this is likely to run out in the next three weeks. The shortage is predicted to last until mid-2019. This memo discusses use of alternative formulations.

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