Shortage of Ativan (lorazepam) Injection 4 mg in 1 ml

Pfizer, the sole licensed UK supplier, is expecting a supply issue from late Apr 2020 to w/b 15th June 2020. This memo advises on potential alternative agents that might be considered if unlicensed lorazepam 2mg/ml single dose cartridges (Carpuject™) are not deemed appropriate.


Specialist Pharmacy Service