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Mupirocin Calcium 2% Cream

Last Updated: March 12, 2019
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Bactroban topical cream, GlaxoSmithKline, 2%, 15 gm tube, 1 count, NDC 00029-1527-22
    • Bactroban topical cream, GlaxoSmithKline, 2%, 30 gram tube, 1 count, NDC 00029-1527-25
    • Mupirocin calcium topical cream, Glenmark, 2%, 15 gram tube, 1 count, NDC 68462-0564-17
Reason for the Shortage
    • GlaxoSmithKline is looking for an alternative supply source.
    • Glenmark did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Prasco discontinued mupirocin calcium 2% cream in February 2016.
Available Products
    • Mupirocin calcium topical cream, Glenmark, 2%, 30 gram tube, 1 count, NDC 68462-0564-35

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • GlaxoSmithKline has Bactroban 2% cream in 15 gram and 30 gram sizes on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Glenmark has mupirocin 2% cream in 15 gram tubes on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated March 12, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 4, 2015 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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