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Fentanyl Transdermal System Patch

Last Updated: June 7, 2011
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Fentanyl Transdermal System, Teva
25 mcg/hour patch (NDC 00093-6900-45)
50 mcg/hour patch (NDC 00093-6901-45)
75 mcg/hour patch (NDC 00093-6902-45)
100 mcg/hour patch (NDC 00093-6903-45)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Teva could not provide a reason for the shortage of their products.
  • Alza was holding distribution of Duragesic patches to Ortho-McNeil-Janssen due to a manufacturing investigation.
     

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Mallinckrodt has available all fentanyl transdermal patches including 25 mcg/hour (NDC 00409-9025-76), 50 mcg/hour (NDC 00409-9050-76), 75 mcg/hour (NDC 00409-9075-76), and 100 mcg/hour (NDC 00409-9000-76).
  • Mylan has available all fentanyl transdermal patches including 12.5 mcg/hour (NDC 00378-9119-98), 25 mcg/hour (NDC 00378-9121-98), 50 mcg/hour (NDC 00378-9122-98), 75 mcg/hour (NDC 00378-9123-98) and 100 mcg/hour (NDC 00378-9124-98) strengths.
  • Teva has production of all fentanyl transdermal patches halted indefinitely.
  • Watson has available all fentanyl transdermal patches including 25 mcg/hour (NDC 00591-3198-72), 50 mcg/hour (NDC 00591-3212-72), 75 mcg/hour (NDC 00591-3213-72), and 100 mcg/hour (NDC 00591-3214-72) strengths.
  • Sandoz has available all fentanyl transdermal patches including 12.5 mcg/hour (NDC 00781-7109-55), 25 mcg/hour (NDC 00781-7111-55), 50 mcg/hour (NDC 00781-7112-55), 75 mcg/hour (NDC 00781-7113-55), and 100 mcg/hour (NDC 00781-7114-55).
  • Ortho-McNeil has available Duragesic 12.5 mcg/hour (NDC 50458-0037-05), 25 mcg/hour (NDC 50458-0033-05), 50 mcg/hour (NDC 50458-0034-05), 75 mcg/hour (NDC 50458-0035-05), and 100 mcg/hour (NDC 50458-0036-05) transdermal patches.
  • Activis has available all fentanyl transdermal patches including 25 mcg/hour (NDC 67767-0120-18), 50 mcg/hour (NDC 67767-0121-18), 75 mcg/hour (NDC 67767-0122-18), and 100 mcg/hour (NDC 67767-0123-18) strengths.

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Updated

June 7, 2011; May 19, 2011; May 13, 2011; April 26, 2011; April 21, 2011; April 15, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2011, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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