Guidance

Notification of product discontinuations: pharmaceuticals

Best practice guidelines on stopping the supply of a medicine.

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These guidelines, recommended jointly by the Department of Health and the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, make recommendations about who to tell, when and what information will be needed when discontinuing medicines. They also include a timetable for notification of withdrawal from at least 12 months before deletion.

Published 2 May 2001