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Ciprofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution

Last Updated: January 13, 2023
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Ciloxan ophthalmic solution, Novartis, 0.3%, 5 mL bottle, NDC 00065-0656-05 - discontinued
    • Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 0.3%, 2.5 mL bottle, NDC 17478-0714-25
    • Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 0.3%, 5 mL bottle, NDC 17478-0714-10
    • Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 0.3%, 10 mL bottle, NDC 61314-0656-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn has ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Novartis discontinued Ciloxan.
    • Sandoz did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 0.3%, 2.5 mL bottle, NDC 61314-0656-25
    • Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 0.3%, 5 mL bottle, NDC 61314-0656-05

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution in 2.5 mL and 5 mL bottles on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Sandoz has ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution in 10 mL bottles on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-January 2023.

Updated

Updated January 13, 2023 by Anthony Trovato, PharmD, BCPS. Created July 17, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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