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Phentolamine Mesylate for Injection

Last Updated: April 19, 2018
Status: Resolved

Carbidopa and Levodopa Extended-Release Tablets

Products Affected - Description
    • Carbidopa and Levodopa extended release tablet, Accord, 50 mg/200 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 16729-0079-01
    • Carbidopa and Levodopa extended release tablet, Accord, 50 mg/200 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 16729-0079-17
Reason for the Shortage
    • Accord has discontinued carbidopa and levodopa 25 mg/100 mg extended-release tablets. The 50 mg/200 mg tablets are on shortage due to problems obtaining active ingredient.
    • Sun Pharma had carbidopa and levodopa extended-release tablets on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Merck had Sinemet CR on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Mylan could not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • Sinemet CR extended release tablet, Merck, 25 mg/100 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00006-3919-68
    • Sinemet CR extended release tablet, Merck, 50 mg/200 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00006-3918-68
    • Carbidopa and Levodopa extended release tablet, Mylan, 25 mg/100 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00378-0088-01
    • Carbidopa and Levodopa extended release tablet, Mylan, 50 mg/200 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00378-0094-01
    • Carbidopa and Levodopa extended release tablet, Mylan Institutional, 25 mg/100 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 51079-0923-20
    • Carbidopa and Levodopa extended release tablet, Mylan Institutional, 50 mg/200 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 51079-0978-20
    • Carbidopa and Levodopa extended release tablet, Sun Pharma, 25 mg/100 mg, 100 count, NDC 62756-0461-88
    • Carbidopa and Levodopa extended release tablet, Sun Pharma, 50 mg/200 mg, 100 count, NDC 62756-0457-88

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Accord has carbidopa and levodopa 50 mg/200 mg extended-release tablets on back order and the company estimates a release date of May 2018.

Updated

Updated April 19, 2018 by Benjamin Witt, PharmD, BCPS, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 28, 2017 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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