The Patient Zone has been updated.
Quick reference guide to medicines that are 'not recommended' for use in NHSScotland, and have been prescribed in primary care.
There is currently a national shortage of all normal release isosorbide mononitrate (ISMN) preparations, due to shortage of raw material, which affects the 10mg, 20mg and 40mg tablets. This may take several months to resolve with normal supply unlikely before the end of April 2013.
There are different brands of midazolam buccal solution available. Care should be taken to ensure the correct product is prescribed and dispensed.