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Famotidine Tablets

Last Updated: May 6, 2020
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Pepcid tablet, Bausch Health, 20 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 00187-4420-30
    • Pepcid tablet, Bausch Health, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00187-4420-10
    • Pepcid tablet, Bausch Health, 40 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 00187-4440-30
    • Famotidine tablet, Teva, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00172-5728-60
    • Famotidine tablet, Teva, 20 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00172-5728-70
    • Famotidine tablet, Teva, 20 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00172-5728-80
    • Famotidine tablet, Teva, 40 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00172-5729-60
    • Famotidine tablet, Teva, 40 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00172-5729-70
Reason for the Shortage
    • Alembic has famotidine tablets on allocation due to increased demand.
    • Mylan discontinued famotidine tablets in all presentations in April 2019.
    • Teva did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Aurobindo refuses to provide availability information.
    • Dr. Reddy's discontinued famotidine tablets in all presentations.
    • Bausch Health did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • Pepcid tablet, Bausch Health, 40 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00187-4440-10
    • Famotidine tablet, Alembic, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 62332-0001-31
    • Famotidine tablet, Alembic, 20 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 62332-0001-91
    • Famotidine tablet, Alembic, 40 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 62332-0002-31
    • Famotidine tablet, Alembic, 40 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 62332-0002-71
    • Famotidine tablet, Alembic, 40 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 62332-0002-91

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Bausch has short-dated Pepcid 20 mg tablets in 30 count and 100 count bottles and 40 mg tablets in 30 count bottles with an expiration date of March 2021.
    • Teva has all famotidine tablets on back order with an estimated release date of 4th quarter 2020.

Updated

Updated May 6, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created December 4, 2019 by Rachael Freeman, PharmD, BCPS. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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