The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has been notified of a global shortage of adrenaline auto-injectors.
The devices are carried by those who have severe allergies, and serve as emergency treatment for anaphylactic reaction.
Also known as an epipen, the HPRA say there are limited supplies of some specific adrenaline injectors.
The HPRA is advising patients and their carers to familiarise themselves with injectors they have not used, or to contact a pharmacist or doctor.
The HPRA says that it has been notifies of a shortage of the following products:
For more information, visit the shortages section of the HPRA website.