Lipitor 10mg chewable tablets SSP expiry date extended

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has provided an update on the Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) for Lipitor 10mg chewable tablets (SSP032).

SSP032 for Atorvastatin (Lipitor) 10mg chewable tablets was previously expected to expire on 2nd September 2022 but the end date has been further extended to 9th 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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