MSD update on shortage of preservative-free ophthalmic products

Source: Personal communication
Area: News
MSD UK is currently experiencing a shortage in the supply of Trusopt preservative free eye drops, Timoptol (timolol maleate) preservative-free ophthalmic solution 0.25% and Timoptol preservative-free ophthalmic solution 0.5% unit dose, due to the overall increase in the global demand for preservative-free ophthalmic products.   There is a limited supply of Trusopt with demand exceeding supply and there is currently no stock available for Timoptol 0.5% and 0.25% in the UK.  MSD has taken action to expand production capacity, however these expansion efforts will take (Read more...)

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