Sinemet Update 15/08/19

Hello everyone :clap:

Please see the latest update from MSD on the Sinemet supply which you can find on our website here - https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/news/sinemet-availability. You’ll see new messaging about the supply issue and info about MSD’s preparations around Brexit.

These products are currently in stock :

  • Sinemet 25mg/250mg 10x10 tablets.
  • Sinemet 12.5mg/50mg 9x10 tablets.
  • Sinemet CR 50mg/200mg 6x10 tablets.

These Sinemet products will have intermittent supply issues until October :

  • Sinemet plus 10mg/100mg 10x10 tablets.

  • Sinemet Plus 25mg/100mg 10x10 tablets.

  • Sinemet Half CR 25mg/100mg 6x10 tablets.

If anyone is having issues getting hold of their usual Sinemet medication we’d suggest you speak to your healthcare professional about getting prescribed an alternative.

It’s also worth noting that if the new look Sinemet tablets introduced in May are not working for you and if you experience adverse event or the medication is defective, we’d encourage you to:

  • Use the yellow card scheme to report it to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority.
    • You can email [email protected] or
    • Call freephone 0800 731 6789 (10am to 2pm Monday-Friday only).
  • Report it to MSD on 01992 467272