Hydrea shortage in Belgium

Hydrea shortage in Belgium

As you most probably know, we are experiencing a stock shortage of Hydrea 500mg x 20 hard capsules in Belgium, due to a delay a in the production line. This medicine will be unavailable until October 2023.

In view of the seriousness of the situation, the Belgian health authorities, along with the BHS contribution, have provided a list of recommendations to physicians (specialists), (hospital) pharmacists and patients that we invite you to follow and share with your professional network:

NL: Onbeschikbaarheid van Hydrea 500 mg harde caps. 20: aanbevelingen voor (ziekenhuis) apothekers, artsen (-specialisten) en patiënten | FAGG

FR: Indisponibilité d’Hydrea 500 mg x 20 gélules : recommandations à l’attention des pharmaciens (hospitaliers), des médecins spécialistes et des patients | AFMPS

Be assured that the BHS is following up closely the evolution of the situation and will keep you updated as soon as we receive additional information.