The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued Serious Shortage Protocols (SSP) for fluoxetine 30mg capsules and Salazopyrin® EN-Tabs 500mg.
The fluoxetine 30mg capsules SSP will enable community pharmacists in England and Wales to supply patients with 1 x 20mg fluoxetine capsule and 1 x 10mg fluoxetine capsule OR 3 x 10mg fluoxetine capsules. The SSP is due to expire on 22 December.
The Salazopyrin® EN-Tabs 500mg SSP will enable community pharmacists in England and Wales to supply sulfasalazine 500mg gastro-resistant (GR) tablets. The SSP is currently due to expire on 4 December 2020.
Further information on the SSPs can be found on the NHS Business Service Authority website.