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Medication Supply - Disruption of Gemeprost 1mg Pessary Supply

posted Feb 28, 2018, 7:42 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Mar 4, 2018, 5:05 PM by Ho Ai Wui ]
26th February 2018 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 72/2018):
Name of Medication: Gemeprost 1mg
Brand: Cervagem
Form: Pessary
Company: Sanofi - Aventis (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Formulary Category: Standard Formulary

The manufacturer of Gemeprost 1 mg, Sanofi - Aventis (M) Sdn. Bhd., is currently facing supply disruptions and the supply is expected to resume by early May 2018.

Doctors can prescribe Dinoprostone 3 mg Vaginal Tablet as an alternative if the use of this medication is required.

This supply disruption is beyond UMMC's control and we apologize for any inconveniences caused.
Gemeprost 1mg Pessary