Isoflurane Shortage Update

Posted: 25th January 2019

Vets experiencing shortages can now apply online for an import certificate for the following products under the Special Imports Scheme:

  • IsoFlo Vet 100% (Zoetis) from Germany
  • IsoFlo vapour liquid inhalant (Ecuphar) from Spain
  • Isoflurin 1,000mg/g inhalation vapor, liquid (VetPharma Animal Health) from Spain
  • Aerrane liquid for inhalation (Baxter) from Italy
  • Isoflurane USP (Piramal Enterprises) from the US
  • Isotroy (isoflurane IP) 250ml (Troikaa Pharmaceuticals) from India
  • Isoflurane USP liquid for inhalation (Piramal Enterprises) from India

The VMD reminds vets every effort should be made to first obtain a UK authorised product, prior to using a product under the prescribing cascade.

Read the Vet Times article here.