Medication Supply - Disruption of Betamethasone Dipropionate Ointment Supply

Post date: Feb 07, 2018 2:5:58 AM

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.