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Diclofenac 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution

Last Updated: March 28, 2018
Status: Current

Diclofenac 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution

Products Affected - Description
  • Diclofenac sodium ophthalmic solution, Akorn
    0.1%, 2.5 mL bottle (NDC 17478-0892-25)
    0.1%, 5 mL bottle (NDC 17478-0892-10)

 
Diclofenac sodium ophthalmic solution, Rising Pharmaceuticals
0.1%, 2.5 mL bottle (NDC 16571-0101-25) - discontinued
0.1%, 5 mL bottle (NDC 16571-0101-50) - discontinued
 
Diclofenac sodium ophthalmic solution, Sandoz
0.1%, 2.5 mL bottle (NDC 61314-0014-25)
0.1%, 5 mL bottle (NDC 61314-0014-05)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Rising pharmaceuticals discontinued diclofenac ophthalmic solution.
    • Sandoz did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
  • There is insufficient supply for usual ordering

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has diclofenac 0.1% ophthalmic solution on long-term back order.
    • Sandoz has diclofenac 0.1% ophthalmic solution in 2.5 mL and 5 mL bottles on back order and the company estimates a release date in early- to mid-April 2018.

Updated

March 28, 12 and 1, February 15 and 8, 2018, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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