Letters Lorazepam availability

Pfizer’s reply to de Monteverde-Robb

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d5962 (Published 21 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5962
  1. Berkeley Phillips, medical director1
  1. 1Pfizer, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 7NS, UK
  1. berkeley.phillips{at}Pfizer.com

For several months Pfizer has faced supply issues with its intravenous preparation of lorazepam (Ativan), which until recently has been produced by a third party manufacturer, Recipharm, on behalf of Pfizer.1 On 30 June 2011, Recipharm informed Pfizer of the immediate closure of …

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