Article in LmV - "Want to see national stocks for antibiotics in inpatient care"


The shortage of antibiotics is so worrying that national stockpiles should be introduced immediately, according to a new report.

Residual notes and drug shortages are a growing problem, which Läkemedelsvärlden reported on in several articles. This applies not least to antibiotics. According to the Swedish Medical Products Agency's backlist, for example, 25 antibiotics were backlisted in the last week of December 2019.

In a report from the Vinnova-funded collaboration platform PLATINEA it is proposed to introduce a national safety stock of antibiotics for inpatient care

Link to the full article. (In Swedish)

Last modified: 2023-03-03