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Product Recall: Minirin Nasal Spray 100mcg/mL

posted Jul 20, 2020, 7:30 PM by Ho Ai Wui   [ updated Jul 20, 2020, 7:30 PM ]
21 July 2020 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 254/2020)

Product Name


Minirin Nasal Spray 100mcg/mL (RTS)

Active Ingredient






Dosage Form


Nasal Spray



Ferring SDN. BHD.

Formulary Category


Standard Formulary

Product Registration Number



Batch Number


P1564N, P16790R, R12613K, R126315, R14347G

Please be informed that Ferring SDN BHD., the distributor of this product, has issued notice of product recall for the particular batch numbers P1564N, P16790R, R12613K, R126315, R14347G due to detection of out-of-specification results during testingThe use of this product should be stopped immediately.

Therefore, all clinical areas keeping the stocks for this product are required to do prompt checking on the batch number of the current stocks and send to Inpatient Pharmacy for disposal purpose. Doctors are advised to switch to other desmopressin formulations, please find the suggested dose conversion and posology as follows:

Dose comparison of different formulations of desmopressin

Nasal Spray


5 micrograms

100 micrograms (0.1 mg)

10 micrograms (1 spray )

200 micrograms (0.2 mg)

20 micrograms

     400 micrograms (0.2 mg x 2)