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Diclofenac 0.1% Ophthalmic Solution

Last Updated: July 5, 2018
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description
    • Diclofenac sodium ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 0.1%, 2.5 mL bottle, NDC 17478-0892-25
    • Diclofenac sodium ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 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
    • Diclofenac sodium ophthalmic solution, Rising Pharmaceuticals, 0.1%, 5 mL bottle, NDC 16571-0101-50
    • Diclofenac sodium ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 0.1%, 2.5 mL bottle, NDC 61314-0014-25
    • Diclofenac sodium ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 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 are no presentations available

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 of mid-August 2018 for the 2.5 mL bottles and mid-July 2018 for the 5 mL bottles.

Updated

Updated July 5, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 8, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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