Supply issue with Xylocaine® 1% and 2% (lidocaine) with adrenaline 100micrograms/20ml (1:200,000) solution for injection vials

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Please find the Medicine Supply Notification for a Tier 2 medicine supply notification for Xylocaine® 1% and 2% (lidocaine) with adrenaline 100micrograms/20ml (1:200,000) solution for injection vials here.

DHSC and NHSE/I have now launched an online Medicines Supply Tool, which provides up to date information about medicine supply issues. The contents of this MSN can now be viewed on the Tool. To access the Tool you will be required to register with the SPS website.
 
There have also been changes to the resupply dates of the medicines listed below. These communications were previously circulated via the NHSE&I commissioning routes.
 
Please note, with reference to the MSNs detailed below for Desmopressin Octim Nasal Spray and DDAVP 100mcg/ml intranasal solution, resupply dates have been updated since last communicated on the 27th October 2021. Please see here for the correct information.

Please be aware this communication is also being circulated separately to all community pharmacies in England.
 
Please note that for supply issues that have been categorised as Tier 1 or 2, DHSC and the MSRG have requested that the NHSE/I commissioning routes are used to reach community pharmacy and GP practices. More serious supply issues are communicated via the Central Alerting System for action.
 
If you have any queries please contact: DHSCmedicinesupplyteam@dhsc.gov.uk
 
Please note, if the enquiry relates to any changes (additions or removals) to the mailing list and you are enquiring from a GP practice, please contact the NHSE/I Head of Primary Care commissioning.

Expiry date: Dec 12th, 2021