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Castor Oil, Balsam Peru, and Trypsin Topical Products

Last Updated: February 1, 2016
Status: Discontinued

Products Affected - Description

Granulex spray, Mylan Institutional
788 mg/87mg/0.12 mg per gram, 56.7 gram can (NDC 51079-0621-81) - discontinued
788 mg/87mg/0.12 mg per gram, 113.4 gram can (NDC 51079-0621-82) - discontinued

 
Vasolex ointment, Stratus Pharmaceuticals
788 mg/87 mg/90 units per gram, 5 gram packet, 60 count (NDC 58980 -0790-50) - discontinued
788 mg/87 mg/90 units per gram, 30 gram tube (NDC 58980-0790-11 - discontinued
788 mg/87 mg/90 units per gram, 60 gram tube, NDC 58980-0790-21 - discontinued

Xenaderm ointment, Smith & Nephew
788 mg/87 mg/90 units per gram, 30 gram tube (NDC 00064-3900-30) - discontinued
788 mg/87 mg/90 units per gram, 60 gram tube (NDC 00064-3900-60) - discontinued

Revina ointment, Prasco
788 mg/87 mg/90 units per gram, 60 gram tube, NDC 66993-0915-61) - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

  • Stratus Pharmaceuticals discontinued Vasolex ointment in April 2015.
  • Smith & Nephew discontinued Xenaderm ointment in August 2013.
  • Prasco discontinued Revina ointment in August 2011.
  • Mylan discontinued Granulex spray in December 2015.
  • Products containing only castor oil and balsam peru are not affected by this shortage. Examples include Venelex ointment in 60 gram tubes (NDC 58980-0780-21) from Stratus and Proderm topical spray in 113.4 grams cans (NDC 51079-0622-82) from Mylan.

Available Products

There are no presentations available.

Estimated Resupply Dates

All presentations have been discontinued.

Related Shortages

Updated

February 1, 2016; May 5 and 21, April 29, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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