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Dexamethasone 0.1% Ophthalmic Drops Shortage

Last Updated: May 17, 2016
Status: Resolved

Reason for the Shortage
    • Valeant could not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • Maxidex ophthalmic suspension, Alcon Labs, 0.1%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 00998-0615-05
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate ophthalmic solution, Valeant, 0.1%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0720-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Both Valeant and Alcon have product available.


Updated May 17, 2016 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 1, 2015 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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