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Estraderm MX® patches SSPs expiry date extended

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has provided an update on the Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) for Estraderm MX® 25 microgram and 100microgram patches (SSP035 and SSP036).

SSP035 for Estraderm MX® 25mcg patches and SSP036 for Estraderm MX® 100mcg patches were previously expected to expire on 16th September 2022 but the end date has been further extended to 30th September 2022.

These expiry dates may be brought forward or extended, and the content may be amended throughout this period. Pharmacists should ensure they are using the current version of an SSP before supplying an alternative product.

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