Potassium-sparing diuretics and aldosterone antagonists
March 2020 - Shortage of amiloride 5mg tablets
Accord are out of stock until August 2020.
Wockhardt stock should be available to support during this time.
Amiloride is the first line choice potassium-sparing diuretic.
Non formulary at all other Trusts
Where a liquid preparation is clinically required in paediatric patients, Spironolactone 50mg/5mL is the standardised liquid strength which should be prescribed in children ( unlicensed):
Using standardised strengths of unlicensed liquid medicines in children, will reduce the risk of errors being made in the doses given to children and prevent hospitalisation from accidental under and overdoses.