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Calcium Acetate Oral Capsules and Tablets

Last Updated: March 16, 2020
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Calcium acetate oral capsule, Amneal, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 65162-0590-20
    • Calcium acetate oral capsule, Avet Pharmaceuticals, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 23155-0531-02
    • Calcium acetate oral tablet, Avet Pharmaceuticals, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 23155-0621-02
    • Calcium acetate oral capsule, Hikma, 667 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 00054-0088-13
    • Calcium acetate oral capsule, Hikma, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 00054-0088-26
    • Calcium acetate oral tablet, Major, 667 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00904-6546-61
    • Calcium acetate oral capsule, Marlex, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 10135-0629-02
    • Calcium acetate oral capsule, Nostrum, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 29033-0026-02
Reason for the Shortage
    • Amneal has calcium acetate capsules temporarily unavailable.
    • Chartwell has calcium acetate capsules available.
    • Cipla has calcium acetate capsules temporarily unavailable.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Avet (previously Heritage) did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Major did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Marlex did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Nephro-Tech has Calphron tablets available.
    • Nostrum has calcium acetate capsules temporarily unavailable.
    • Perrigo has temporarily discontinued calcium acetate tablets. The company cannot estimate a relaunch date.
    • Sandoz has calcium acetate capsules available.
Available Products
    • Calphron oral tablet, Nephro-Tech, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 59528-0331-02
    • Calcium acetate capsule, Chartwell, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 62135-0191-22
    • Calcium acetate tablet, Chartwell, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 62135-0192-22
    • Calcium acetate oral capsule, Sandoz, 667 mg, bottle, 200 count, NDC 00781-2081-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Avet has calcium acetate capsules and tablets on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Hikma has calcium acetate capsules on allocation.
    • Major has calcium acetate capsules on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Marlex has calcium acetate capsules on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated March 16, 2020 by Megan Dryer, PharmD. Created December 5, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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