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Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Chewable Tablets

Last Updated: September 15, 2017
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description
    • Methylin chewable tablet, Shionogi Pharma, 10 mg, 100 count, NDC 59630-0762-10
    • Methylin chewable tablet, Shionogi Pharma, 2.5 mg, 100 count, NDC 59630-0760-10
    • Methylin chewable tablet, Shionogi Pharma, 5 mg, 100 count, NDC 59630-0761-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Shionogi Pharma discontinued Methylin chewable tablets in July 2017.
    • Gavis launched methylphenidate chewable tablets in April 2015.
Available Products
    • Methylphenidate Hydrochloride chewable tablet, Gavis Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg, 100 count, NDC 43386-0572-01
    • Methylphenidate Hydrochloride chewable tablet, Gavis Pharmaceuticals, 2.5 mg, 100 count, NDC 43386-0570-01
    • Methylphenidate Hydrochloride chewable tablet, Gavis Pharmaceuticals, 5 mg, 100 count, NDC 43386-0571-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • All presentations are readily available.

Updated

Updated September 15, 2017 by Elyse MacDonald, PharmD, MS, BCPS. Created March 8, 2011 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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