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Atropine Sulfate Ophthalmic Solution

Last Updated: April 25, 2017
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description
    • Isopto Atropine ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs, 1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 00998-0303-15
    • Isopto Atropine ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs, 1%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 00998-0303-05
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0214-12
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 1%, 2 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0214-20
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 1%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0214-10
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0303-02
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 1%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0303-01
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Valeant, 1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0750-06
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Valeant, 1%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0750-60
Reason for the Shortage
    • Alcon has discontinued Isopto Atropine.
    • Akorn received FDA approval for atropine sulfate 1% ophthalmic solution in July 2014; this new product launched in January 2015.
    • Sandoz has discontinued atropine sulfate ophthalmic solution.
    • Valeant discontinued their atropine sulfate 1% ophthalmic solution products in 2015.
Available Products
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0215-15
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 1%, 2 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0215-02
    • Atropine Sulfate ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 1%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0215-05

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has atropine sulfate ophthalmic solution available.

Updated

Updated April 25, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created November 21, 2014 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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