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Epanutin out of stock for second time in a month

Anti-epileptic medicine has been hit by manufacturing problems, but supply is expected to resume on May 8

Epanutin (phenytoin) 30mg/5ml oral suspension is out of stock because of manufacturing problems, Pfizer has announced.

The anti-epileptic drug – which Pfizer has declared out of stock twice in the past five weeks – is expected to be available again from May 8*, the manufacturer said today (April 24).

For stock supply enquiries, call Pfizer's customer contact centre on 0845 608 88 66. For medical enquiries, call its medical information department on 01304 616 161.

*Pfizer told C+D on April 29 that they expect the drug to be back in stock from April 30. 

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