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Hydroxocobalamin injections out of stock - from Amdipharm Mercury

Hydroxocobalamin injections out of stock - from Amdipharm Mercury

Pharmaceutical Journal has this supply issue alert from a couple of weeks or so ago:

22 February 2014

Hydroxocobalamin

Generic hydroxocobalamin injections are currently out of stock from Amdipharm Mercury. The company does not know when supply will resume. The branded product, Cobalin-H, is still available from Amdipharm Mercury. Medical information on 08700 70 30 33. Further information on 020 8588 9273.

pjonline.com/supply_issues_0

Anyone had any problems yet?

Rod

Image is of the product in Goldshield livery - I have no idea what it now looks like.

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For anyone having problems letter to give to your GP / pharmacy:

pernicious-anaemia-society....

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Thanks hampster1, that letter is potential of great value to some.

Rod

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And I dare say this kind of thing is not helping, also a big shortage in the USA and Canada:

dailymail.co.uk/femail/arti...

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And yes I really do want to smack that silly pout off the reporters face...

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Do they use hydroxocobalamin in Canada? I was under the impression they don't.

Still, the article is a classic. Manages to say so much and yet still says so little. Followed by the "diet and exercise is all you need" comments. Maybe not always... :-)

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No its a cyano shortage. This is an interesting take on it as well:

nostomachforcancer.org/the-...

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Thanks - interesting.

After all, this is America, and people have every right to be swindled by charlatans.

Many a true word...

Rod

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