Shortage of Ketamine (Ketalar®) 10mg injection and Isentress (raltegravir) suspension

The Department of Health has alerted RCPCH that Pfizer, as the sole licensed supplier, is currently experiencing supply problems with Ketalar 10mg/ml in the UK.

The 10mg/mL is anticipated to be out of stock from the end of March until the end of April 2018. Supplies of the 50mg/ml product are unaffected and will remain available during this time.

Imports are available; this memo discusses risk management issues related to their use.

The MSD UK are the sole supplier of Isentress (raltegravir) suspension and are currently out of stock due to manufacturing delays - with further stock expected in the UK in mid April 2018. If you have an urgent need for this product during this time, contact MSD Customer Services on 01992 452094 for information.