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Flunisolide Oral Inhaler

Last Updated: December 15, 2010
Status: Discontinued

Products Affected - Description

Aerobid (flunisolide) inhaler, Forest

250 mcg/actuation, 7 gram canister (NDC 00456-0672-99) - discontinued 
 
Aerobid-M (flunisolide with menthol) inhaler, Forest
250 mcg/actuation, 7 gram canister (NDC 00456-0670-99) - discontinued 

Reason for the Shortage

Forest discontinued both inhalers in November, 2010 due to supply disruption issues and FDAs mandated phase-out of inhalers that contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). 

Estimated Resupply Dates

Forest has discontinued Aerobid and Aerobid-M inhalers.

Related Shortages

Updated

December 15, 2010; October 29, 2010; October 6, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2010, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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