Phenytoin sodium injection: Supply issue

Supply issue Active

Pfizer, the supplier, has advised that there will be an interruption to the supply of funded phenytoin sodium inj 50mg per ml, 5 ml ampoule (250 mg in 5 ml).

Affected product

Hospira brand phenytoin sodium inj 50mg per ml, 5 ml ampoule (250 mg in 5 ml) (Pharmacode 391646)

Pfizer advises that this product is likely to be out of stock until December 2020. 

Replacement product

To ensure continuity of supply, Pfizer has sourced additional stock of the 2 ml presentation of Hospira phenytoin sodium Inj 50 mg per ml, 2 ml ampoule (100 mg in 2 ml) (Pharmacode 391654).

Who to contact 

If you have any questions, please contact the Pfizer team on 0800 736 363