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Plendil brand discontinued

According to the Electronic Medicines Compendium, Plendil is discontinued. This has been confirmed with the manufacturing company via the medical information department.

A letter was reportedly sent in September 2021 advising that this medication would be discontinued with effect from the end of December 2021. Continued availability of this medicine from other manufacturers would indicate that there are no safety concerns. The brand has most likely been discontinued for commercial reasons.

Action: Clinicians should be aware of this product being discontinued. It would be prudent to run clinical system searches to identify any patients who are currently prescribed this product to ensure a suitable alternative is arranged.