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Caffeine and Ergotamine Tartrate

Last Updated: June 9, 2014
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Caffeine and ergotamine tartrate tablets

Reason for the Shortage

  • Sandoz states the shortage was due to a change in the raw material plant location.
  • Sandoz is the only manufacturer of caffeine and ergotamine tablets.
  • Cypress discontinued their caffeine and ergotamine tablets in February, 2011 and West-Ward discontinued their product in April, 2010.

Available Products

Cafergot tablets, Sandoz
100 mg caffeine/ 1 mg ergotamine tartrate, 100 count bottle (NDC 00781-5405-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Sandoz has Cafergot tablets available.

Updated

June 9, 2014; April 30, 2014; February 3, 2014; December 12, 2013; October 18, 2013; August 1, 2013; May 13, 2013; March 4, 2013; December 7, 2012; September 10, 2012; June 5, 2012; April 24, 2012; February 24, 2012; January 4, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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