Medication Supply - Disruption of Betamethasone Dipropionate Ointment Supply

posted Feb 6, 2018, 6:05 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Feb 7, 2018, 5:25 PM ]
5th February 2018 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 40/2018):
Name of Medication: Betamethasone Dipropionate 0.05%
Brand: Beprosone
Form: Ointment
Company: Hoe Pharmaceuticals Sdn. Bhd.
Formulary Category: Standard Formulary

Do note that Hoe Pharmaceuticals Sdn. Bhd., the manufacturing company of Betamethasone Dipropionate 0.05% Ointment, is currently facing supply disruptions.

The supply is expected to resume by March 2018. 
Doctors can prescribe Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Ointment 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.