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6th August 2019

Gabitril tablets are currently out of stock

We have been informed by Teva UK that all strengths of Gabitril (tiagabine) tablets are currently out of stock in the UK.  

Teva have said that they expect the medication to be back in stock the week commencing 30 September 2019.

Teva have issued a statement regarding the situation:

 "There is an out of stock issue relating to Gabitril (tiagabine), due to a number of factors that are not within our control. This a Europe wide issue, and we expect UK batches to be released mid-September for supply to the market at the end of September.

We apologise for the inconvenience, and would like to reassure all patients that we are working hard to resolve this issue as soon as we can. We have been in regular contact with the Department of Health and Social Care, who are aware of the situation and we will continue to update them.

For patients who are due to run out of Gabitril tablets before the end of September, we recommend that they contact their healthcare professional who prescribes their medicine for advice. For any other queries please contact our customer service team on 0800 590502. Please note we are unable to offer advice in the context of a patient specific medical need and future treatment plan; for this we advise patients consults their prescriber."

Please note that there are limited supplies remaining of Gabitril 10mg tablets at some depots. If pharmacies are having difficulty obtaining this stock, Teva Customer Services will be happy to take calls from pharmacies and will work to redistribute this stock around the UK. Their number is 0800 590 502.

For people who do not have enough supplies of their medication, we recommend they see their GP as soon as possible to discuss further medication management.