Levothyroxine 12.5 microgram tablets are out of... - Thyroid UK

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Levothyroxine 12.5 microgram tablets are out of stock until early March 2021.

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Just in case anyone is surprised not to be able to get Teva 12.5 microgram levothyroxine tablets (Teva is the only maker of this dosage):

Medicine Supply Notification

MSN/2021/009

Levothyroxine 12.5 microgram tablets

Tier 2–medium impact

*Date of issue: 08/02/2021

Summary

Levothyroxine 12.5 microgram tablets are out of stock until early March 2021.

•Levothyroxine 25 microgram tablets remain available and can support an uplift in demand.

•UKMi have advised levothyroxine tablets have a long half-life and clinicians should consider prescribing one levothyroxine 25 microgram tablet on alternate days until levothyroxine 12.5microgramtablets become available.

•A Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) was issued on 03/02/2021

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Am amazed anyone is has bought any at all , seeing how much they cost.

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helvellaAdministrator in reply to tattybogle

Only £12.49 - used to be around £40! :-)

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tattybogle in reply to helvella

Bargain ! i'll have 2 ... oh, i can't.

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