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Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Dexamethasone Ophthalmic Ointment

Last Updated: July 8, 2016
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description

All presentations are currently available

Reason for the Shortage

  • Perrigo has neomycin and polymyxin B sulfates and dexamethasone ophthalmic ointment on shortage due to manufacturing issues.
  • Sandoz had neomycin and polymyxin B sulfates and dexamethasone ophthalmic ointment on shortage due to increased demand.
  • Valeant had neomycin and polymyxin B sulfates and dexamethasone ophthalmic ointment on shortage due to manufacturing delay.

Available Products

Maxitrol ophthalmic ointment, Alcon Labs
3.5 mg/1 gram - 10,000 unit/1 gram - 1 mg/1 gram 3.5 gram tube, 1 count, (NDC 00065-0631-36)

 
Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Dexamethasone ophthalmic ointment, Perrigo
3.5 mg/1 gram - 10,000 unit/1 gram - 1 mg/1 gram 3.5 gram tube, 1 count, (NDC 00574-4160-35)
 
Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Dexamethasone ophthalmic ointment, Sandoz
3.5 mg/1 gram - 10,000 unit/1 gram - 1 mg/1 gram 3.5 gram tube, 1 count, (NDC 61314-0631-36)
 
Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Dexamethasone ophthalmic ointment, Valeant
3.5 mg/1 gram - 10,000 unit/1 gram - 1 mg/1 gram 3.5 gram tube, 1 count (NDC 24208-0795-35)

Estimated Resupply Dates

All marketed presentations are available.

Related Shortages

Updated

July 8, April 29, January 19 and 15, 2016; November 24, October 21, September 30, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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