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Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate Oral Or Rectal Suspension

Last Updated: June 21, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate suspension, West-Ward, 15 gram/60 mL, 1200 mL bottle, NDC 00054-0379-50
    • Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate suspension, West-Ward, 15 gram/60 mL, 500 mL bottle, NDC 00054-0379-63
    • Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate suspension, West-Ward, 15 gram/60 mL, 60 mL bottle, 10 count, NDC 00054-0379-51
Reason for the Shortage
    • CMP Pharma has SPS Suspension available.
    • Perrigo has temporarily discontinued their Kionex suspension and sodium polystyrene sulfonate suspension. They cannot estimate when these products will be manufactured again.
    • West-Ward did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • SPS Suspension, CMP Pharma, 15 gram/60 mL, 120 mL contains sorbitol bottle, NDC 46287-0006-04
    • SPS Suspension, CMP Pharma, 15 gram/60 mL, 473 mL contains sorbitol bottle, NDC 46287-0006-01
    • SPS Suspension, CMP Pharma, 15 gram/60 mL, 60 mL contains sorbitol bottle, 10 count, NDC 46287-0006-60

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • West-Ward has sodium polystyrene sulfonate suspension in 60 ml and 120 mL bottles on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 500 mL bottles are on allocation.

Updated

Updated June 21, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created June 4, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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