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Meticorten 5 mg and Meticorten 50 mg tablets - prednisone (Aspen)


Dear Healthcare Professional

Aspen wish to advise that they are experiencing shortages of METICORTEN 5 mg tablets 90’s and METICORTEN 50 mg tablets, due to a change in the API manufacturing site.

METICORTEN 5 mg 30’s is currently still available.

At this stage, there is no indication as to when METICORTEN 5 mg tablets 90’s and METICORTEN 50 mg tablets should be back in stock.

If you have any further queries, please contact your Aspen representative, or the Aspen Customer Careline 0800 122 912.
  • This is a drug - read the leaflet carefully before use.
  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
Aspen sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused and assure you of their commitment to service excellence at all times.

For full prescribing information refer to the package insert approved by the medicines regulatory authority.

S4 METICORTEN. Reg. No.: LX/21.5.1/269. Each tablet contains 50 mg of prednisone. S4 METICORTEN 5 mg. Ref. No.: G2962 (Act 101/1965). Each tablet contains 5 mg of prednisone.
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Contact: Tamara Chetty, Allergy Brand Manager
Telephone: +27 (0) 11 239 6600
Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019