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Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Chewable Tablets

Last Updated: September 15, 2017
Status: Current

Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Chewable Tablets

Products Affected - Description
  • Methylin chewable tablet, Shionogi Pharma
    2.5 mg, 100 count (NDC 59630-0760-10) - discontinued
    5 mg, 100 count (NDC 59630-0761-10) - discontinued
    10 mg, 100 count (NDC 59630-0762-10) - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage
    • Shionogi Pharma discontinued Methylin chewable tablets in July 2017.
    • Gavis launched methylphenidate chewable tablets in April 2015.
Available Products
  • Methylphenidate chewable tablets, Gavis Pharmaceuticals
    2.5 mg, 100 count (NDC 43386-0570-01)

5 mg tablets, 100 count (NDC 43386-0571-01)
10 mg tablets, 100 count (NDC 43386-0572-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • All presentations are readily available.

Updated

September 15, June 19, March 27, January 31, 2017; November 18, September 6, July 22, June 16, April 11, March 7, February 24, 2016; December 16, September 23, July 9, April 8 and 3, January 23 and 9, 2015; December 18, 10 and 3, November 5, October 10, September 24 and 10, August 15, June 23 and 5, April 15, March 27, February 11, January 17, 2014; November 14, October 17, September 23, 16 and 12, August 28 and 13, July 29, 11 and 3, June 20 and 7, May 22 and 15, April 5, March 8 and 5, February 22, January 24, 2013; November 30 and 2, October 1, September 12, July 18, June 25, May 17, April 23, March 8, February 17, January 30 and 13, 2012; December 14, October 19 and 6, September 21, August 3, July 6, June 23 and 6, May 19, 13 and 5, April 8, March 23 and 8, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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