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Atorvastatin Tablets

Last Updated: July 28, 2015
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Atorvastatin tablets, Apotex
10 mg, 90 count (NDC 60505-2578-09)
10 mg, 1000 count (NDC 60505-2578-08)
20 mg, 90 count (NDC 60505-2579-09)
20 mg, 1000 count (NDC 60505-2579-08)
40 mg, 90 count (NDC 60505-2580-09)
40 mg, 1000 count (NDC 60505-2580-08)
80 mg, 90 count (NDC 60505-2671-09)
80 mg, 1000 count (NDC 60505-2671-08)

 
Atorvastatin tablets, Sandoz
40 mg, 90 count (NDC 00781-5384-92)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Ranbaxy discontinued atorvastatin in late-2014.
  • Apotex has atorvastatin tablets on allocation due to increased demand.
  • Sandoz states the shortage is due to demand exceeding supply.

Available Products

Atorvastatin tablets, Dr. Reddy’s
10 mg, 90 count (NDC 55111-0121-90)
10 mg, 500 count (NDC 55111-0121-05)
20 mg, 90 count (NDC 55111-0122-90)
20 mg, 500 count (NDC 55111-0122-05)
40 mg, 90 count (NDC 55111-0123-90)
40 mg, 500 count (NDC 55111-0123-05)
80 mg, 90 count (NDC 55111-0124-90)
80 mg, 500 count (NDC 55111-0124-05)

 
Atorvastatin tablets, Greenstone
10 mg, 90 count, NDC 59762-0155-01
10 mg, 1000 count, NDC 59762-0155-02
20 mg, 90 count, NDC 59762-0156-01
20 mg, 1000 count, NDC 59762-0156-02
40 mg, 90 count, NDC 59762-0157-01
40 mg, 500 count, NDC 59762-0157-02
80 mg, 90 count, NDC 59762-0158-01
80 mg, 500 count, NDC 59762-0158-02
 
Atorvastatin tablets, Kremers Urban
10 mg, 90 count (NDC 62175-0890-46)
10 mg, 1000 count (NDC 62175-0890-43)
20 mg, 90 count (NDC 62175-0891-46)
20 mg, 1000 count (NDC 62175-0891-43)
40 mg, 500 count (NDC 62175-0892-46)
40 mg, 90 count (NDC 62175-0892-41)
80 mg, 90 count (NDC 62175-0897-46)
80 mg, 500 count (NDC 62175-0897-41)
 
Atorvastatin tablets, Major
10 mg, 100 count (NDC 00904-6290-61)
20 mg, 100 count (NDC 00904-6291-61)
 
Atorvastatin tablets, Mylan
10 mg, 90 count (NDC 00378-3950-77)
10 mg, 500 count (NDC 00378-3950-05)
20 mg, 90 count (NDC 00378-3951-77)
20 mg, 500 count (NDC 00378-3951-05)
40 mg, 500 count (NDC 00378-3952-05)
40 mg, 90 count (NDC 00378-3952-77)
80 mg, 90 count (NDC 00378-3953-77)
80 mg, 500 count (NDC 00378-3953-05)
 
Atorvastatin tablets, Mylan Institutional
10 mg, 100 count (NDC 51079-0208-20)
20 mg, 100 count (NDC 51079-0209-20)
40 mg, 100 count (NDC 51079-0210-20)
80 mg, 30 count (NDC 51079-0211-03)
 
Atorvastatin tablets, Sandoz
10 mg, 90 count (NDC 00781-5381-92)
20 mg, 90 count (NDC 00781-5382-92)
80 mg, 90 count (NDC 00781-5388-92)
 
Lipitor tablets, Pfizer
10 mg, 90 count (NDC 00071-0155-23)
10 mg, 100 count (NDC 00071-0155-40)
10 mg, 5000 count (NDC 00071-0155-34)
20 mg, 90 count (NDC 00071-0156-23)
20 mg, 100 count (NDC 00071-0156-40)
20 mg, 5000 count (NDC 00071-0156-94)
40 mg, 90 count (NDC 00071-0157-23)
40 mg, 100 count (NDC 00071-0157-40)
40 mg, 500 count (NDC 00071-0157-73)
40 mg, 2500 count (NDC 00071-0157-88)
80 mg, 64 count (NDC 00071-0158-92)
80 mg, 90 count (NDC 00071-0158-23)
80 mg, 500 count (NDC 00071-0158-73)
80 mg, 2500 count (NDC 00071-0158-88)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Apotex has atorvastatin tablets available to contracted customers and based on customer’s forecast.
  • Sandoz has atorvastatin 40 mg tablets on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

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Updated

July 1 and 28, May 20, April 8 and 27, March 18 and 24, February 5 and 20, January 16, 2015; December 9 and 22, October 10, September 16 and 3, June 12, April 9 and 25, March 12 and 20, February 25, January 6, 2014; December 6 and 19, November 11, October 2, 16, and 30, August 6, 13, and 27, July 3 and 25, June 18, May 10 and 15, April 3 and 23, March 8, 20, and 25, 2013, February 6 and 12, January 18, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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