NHS: Drugs:Written question - 248045

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Asked on: 26 April 2019
Department of Health and Social Care
NHS: Drugs
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 12 April 2019 to Question 242165 on NHS: drugs, whether the drug distribution issues have been resolved.
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Answered by: Seema Kennedy
Answered on: 01 May 2019

The Department is aware that the supplier of Sabril tablets has experienced a delay in delivery and as a result the short term local distribution issues are now expected to be resolved in mid-May 2019.

The supplier has confirmed that there are no current supply issues affecting Sabril granules and supplies are available.

We understand the importance of this medicine and we continue to monitor the situation and work with the supplier to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.

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