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Esterified Estrogens and Methyltestosterone Tablets

Last Updated: April 25, 2011
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Esterified Estrogens 1.25 mg and Methyltestosterone 2.5 mg Tablets 

Esterified Estrogens/Methyltestosterone, 100 count bottles (NDC 51991-0079-01), Breckenridge - discontinued
Esterified Estrogens/Methyltestosterone, 100 count bottles (NDC 68462-0173-01), Glenmark - discontinued
Esterified Estrogens/Methyltestosterone, 100 count bottles (NDC 00527-1410-01), Lannett – discontinued

Esterified Estrogens 0.625 mg and Methyltestosterone 1.25 mg Tablets
Esterified Estrogens/Methyltestosterone HS, 100 count bottles (NDC 51991-0078-01), Breckenridge - discontinued
Esterified Estrogens/Methyltestosterone HS, 100 count bottles (NDC 68462-0174-01), Glenmark - discontinued
Esterified Estrogens/Methyltestosterone HS, 100 count bottles (NDC 00527-1409-01), Lannett – discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

  • Creekwood products were in short supply due to a raw material shortage.
  • Glenmark has discontinued both of their esterified estrogens/methyltestosterone products. Glenmark was unable to provide a reason for the discontinuation.
  • Prasco Labs discontinued Essian and Essian HS in May, 2009.
  • Solvay discontinued Estratest and Estratest HS in March, 2009.
  • Breckenridge discontinued production of their products in early 2010.
  • Lannett discontinued production of their products in June, 2010.

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Centrix has available Covaryx (NDC 11528-0010-01) and Covaryx (NDC 11528-0010-01).
  • Amneal has available their esterified estrogens/methyltestosterone 1.25 mg/2.5 mg (NDC 53746-0077-01) in 100 count bottles and their 0.625 mg/1.25 mg HS product (NDC 53746-0078-01) in 100 count bottles.
  • Creekwood Pharma has available esterified estrogens/methyltestosterone 0.625 mg/1.25 mg HS (EEMT HS) and esterified estrogens/methyltestosterone 1.25 mg/2.5 mg (EEMT).

Related Shortages

Updated

April 25, 2011; March 30, 2011; February 23, 2011; January 26, 2011; December 21, 2010; December 15, 2010; December 9, 2010; November 24, 2010; November 11, 2010; October 6, 2010; September 22, 2010; August 24, 2010; June 17, 2010; April 27, 2010; February 23, 2010; December 16, 2009; November 5, 2009; October 8, 2009; July 31, 2009, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2011, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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