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Oseltamivir Phosphate Oral Suspension

Last Updated: November 19, 2014
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Oseltamivir Phosphate Oral Suspension

Reason for the Shortage

  • Genentech had Tamiflu suspension on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
  • Tamiflu capsules are available and are not affected by this backorder.

Available Products

Tamiflu 6 mg/mL oral suspension, Genentech
60 mL bottles (NDC 00004-0822-05)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Genentech has Tamiflu 6 mg/mL oral suspension in 60 mL bottles available.
  • Genentech provides instructions for compounding an extemporaneous 6 mg/mL oral suspension from 75 mg capsules if required. A detailed recipe is available in the product prescribing information or online.
  • Genentech also provides instructions for opening capsules and administering with chocolate syrup, corn syrup, caramel syrup, or dissolved light brown sugar in the product labeling available online.

Related Shortages


November 19, 2013; October 24, 2013; October 9, 2013; October 3, 2013; September 9, 2013; August 5, 2013; June 18, 2013; March 29, 2013; February 28, 2013; February 6, 2013; January 11, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.