• What We Do...
    We focus on development and distribution of unlicensed medicines for doctors, dentists or supplementary prescribers for individual patients.
  • Next Day Delivery...
    ...with cost effective pricing, now, in the past and in the future.
  • Quality is key to what we do...
    Our products are batch manufactured, quality tested and supplied with Certificates of Analysis and a dedicated UK medical information service.


Quality is central to what we do. All our unlicensed medicines are batch manufactured in the UK in regulated and licensed manufacturing facilities, whilst subjected to chemistry and microbiological testing.

Therapy Area

Our product portfolio consists of a wide range of unlicensed medicines and SPL is well represented in the therapeutic areas of Central Nervous System and Inborn Errors of Metabolism, and the neonatal and paediatric patient groups.


We are expanding our overseas network of distributors. If you are interested in distributing our products in your country, please contact us.


Our unlicensed medicines are based on existing, authorised medicines, which are often already licensed in frequently occurring medical conditions.

Ordering has now been made very easy:

All UK orders will be processed and dispatched within 24 working hours. Overseas orders will be processed and dispatched within 3-4 working days, subject to the appropriate regulatory documentation being completed.


Therapy Area

Special Products Limited sources and supplies a range of high quality, UK batch manufactured unlicensed medicines ...
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Medical Supplies


Special Products Limited aims to provide therapy options for patients with special clinical needs by developing and ...
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Medical Information

Healthcare professionals can receive further support in the use of our products through our Medical Information Service.
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Whilst we have appointed UDG as our primary distributor throughout the UK, we are constantly focused on ensuring ...
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Our Services

  • Members Area

    Due to the nature of specials and the particular licensing governance, we kindly request all practitioners to register for more detailed product information.
  • Quality Control

    We use trusted contract manufacturing partners to manufacture our medicines, which we distribute in the UK and overseas either directly or via distribution partners. We are committed to the highest quality standards in our business, and to operating within the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) regulatory framework.
  • Pricing

    Special Products Ltd (SPL), as one of the UK's major suppliers of pharmaceutical specials, has always offered value for money specials for hospital and retail pharmacies. Our pricing structure is available to any pharmacy wishing to purchase direct from us. SPL welcomes the introduction of the NHS's Drug Tariff for unlicensed specials as it will ensure that costs are controlled in this sector of NHS reimbursement.

Industry News

  • The electronic Drug Tariff provides access to the current edition of the National Health Service Drug Tariff for England and Wales, compiled on behalf of the Department of Health by the NHS Business Services Authority, NHS Prescription Services.

    To see the latest version of the Specials Drug Tariff (England & Wales), please click on the following link: http://www.ppa.org.uk/ppa/edt_intro.htm

    Specials Drug Tariff for England and Wales
  • New arrangements for the dispensing and reimbursement of Specials and unlicensed imported medicines were introduced in Scotland under a new section of the Scottish Drug Tariff, Part 7S on 1st February 2013.

    To see the latest version of the Specials Drug Tariff (Scotland), please click on the following link: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Prescribing-and-Medicines/Scottish-Drug-Tariff/Drugs-and-Preparations-with-Tariff-Prices.asp
    Specials Drug Tariff for Scotland