Medicinal Products

Notice about shortage of Dexamethason Krka 0.5 mg tablets (dexamethasone)


The marketing authorisation holder for Dexamethason Krka 0.5 mg tablets (dexamethasone), Krka - farma d.o.o, has informed the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical devices (HALMED) about a shortage of this medicine on the Croatian market. The shortage is due to a manufacturing delay.

The normalisation of the supply chain is expected by the middle of July.

There is another authorised medicinal product with the same pharmaceutical form, same active substance on the Croatian market. For urgent cases, HALMED will, upon wholesaler’s request, approve enter/import of medicines without marketing authorisation in Croatia, but having the same active substance like the medicine affected with this shortage.