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Ethinyl Estradiol 50 mcg and Norethindrone 1 mg Tablets

Last Updated: November 12, 2012
Status: Discontinued

Products Affected - Description

Ovcon-50 (ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone) tablets, Warner Chilcott
50 mcg/1 mg, 3x28 (NDC 00430-0585-45) - discontinued
50 mcg/1 mg, 6x28 (NDC 00430-0585-14) - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

  • Warner Chilcott discontinued Ovcon-50 3 x 28 packs in July, 2012 and the Ovcon-50 6 x 28 packs in 2009.
  • There are no other manufacturers of ethinyl estradiol 50 mcg/norethindrone 1 mg tablets.
  • Ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone combination tablets are available from multiple manufacturers in other concentrations.

Available Products

No presentations are available.

Estimated Resupply Dates

Warner Chilcott has discontinued Ovcon-50.

Updated

November 12, 2012; September 5, 2012; July 6, 2012; May 14, 2012; April 10, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2012, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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