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Epilepsy Society welcomes latest plans to ensure supply of medicines post Brexit

23 September 2019

Epilepsy Society's Chief Executive Clare Pelham says she is pleased to learn that the Government has now signed up eight firms to help bring in vital medicines to the...

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Gabitril tablets out of stock until end of October - update

12 September 2019

We have been informed by Teva UK that all strengths of Gabitril (tiagabine) tablets will be out of stock in the UK until the end of October.  

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DHSC says robust plans in place to prevent disruption to medicines supplies documented in Operation...

12 September 2019

The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSC) has assured us they are doing everything they can to ensure an uninterrupted supply of medicines following Brexit...

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Epanutin is now back in stock in the UK

9 September 2019

We have been informed by Pfizer that as of today, Epanutin 30mg/5ml oral suspension is back in stock in the UK.

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Epilepsy Society reassures people that contingency plans are in place for medicines post Brexit

3 September 2019

Epilepsy Society reassures people that contingency plans are in place for medicines post Brexit

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Gov extends Blue Badge scheme to include hidden disabilities

30 August 2019

Epilepsy Society has welcomed a Government decision to extend its Blue Badge scheme to  people with hidden disabilities such as epilepsy.

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Some versions of Mylan's oxcarbazepine are out of stock in the UK

28 August 2019

We have been informed that Mylan is out of stock of its versions of oxcarbazepine 300mg and 600mg tablets.

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Epilim and Frisium should be back in stock by end of August

20 August 2019

We have been informed by Sanofi that stock levels of their medicines, including Epilim and Frisium, should be back to normal before the end of August 2019.

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Gabitril tablets out of stock until end of October

20 August 2019

We have been informed by Teva UK that all strengths of Gabitril (tiagabine) tablets will be out of stock in the UK until the end of October.  

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Peter Hook dedicates song to mum who lost son to SUDEP

13 August 2019

Peter Hook dedicated the last song of his set "Love Will Tear Us Apart" to Julie Sims at PennFest, who admits it was a very emotional moment.

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