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Phenylephrine 10% Ophthalmic Solution

Last Updated: January 14, 2011
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Consolidated Midland

Phenylephrine 10% solution 5 mL (NDC 00223-6696-05) - discontinued
Phenylephrine 10% solution 15 mL (NDC 00223-6696-15) - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

  • Akorn stated the shortage was due to increased demand for the product.
  • Consolidated Midland discontinued their phenylephrine 10% ophthalmic products.
  • This shortage does not affect phenylephrine 2.5% ophthalmic solutions.

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Phenylephrine ophthalmic products are not FDA-approved and therefore cannot be AT-rated.
  • Akorn has available phenylephrine 10% ophthalmic solution (NDC 17478-0205-10).
  • Altaire has phenylephrine 10% ophthalmic (NDC 59390-0194-05) available.
  • Hub Pharmaceuticals has phenylephrine 10% ophthalmic solution in 5 mL bottles (NDC 17238-0520-05) available.

Related Shortages

Updated

January 14, 2011; December 17, 2010; November 10, 2010; October 11, 2010; September 14, 2010; August 25, 2010; June 8, 2010; May 4, 2010; April 26, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2011, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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