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Erythromycin Ophthalmic Ointment

Last Updated: May 4, 2020
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment, Bausch Health, 0.5%, 1 gram tube, 50 count, NDC 24208-0910-19
Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn has erythromycin ophthalmic ointment available.
    • Bausch Health did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Perrigo had erythromycin ophthalmic ointment on shortage due to increased demand.
Available Products
    • Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment, Akorn, 0.5%, 1 gram tube, 50 count, NDC 17478-0070-31
    • Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment, Akorn, 0.5%, 3.5 gram tube, 1 count, NDC 17478-0070-35
    • Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment, Bausch Health, 0.5%, 3.5 gram tube, 1 count, NDC 24208-0910-55
    • Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment, Perrigo, 0.5%, 1 gram tube, 50 count, NDC 00574-4024-50
    • Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment, Perrigo, 0.5%, 3.5 gram tube, 1 count, NDC 00574-4024-35
    • Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment, Perrigo, 0.5%, 3.5 gram tube, 24 count, NDC 00574-4024-39

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Bausch Health has short-dated erythromycin 0.5% ophthalmic ointment 1 gram tubes with an expiration date of April 2021.

Updated

Updated May 4, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 1, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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