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Sulfasalazine Enteric-Coated and Immediate-Release Tablets

Last Updated: May 1, 2020
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Sulfasalazine coated tablet, Greenstone, 500 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 59762-0104-01
    • Sulfasalazine coated tablet, Greenstone, 500 mg, bottle, 300 count, NDC 59762-0104-02
    • Sulfasalazine tablet, Greenstone, 500 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 59762-5000-01
    • Sulfasalazine tablet, Greenstone, 500 mg, bottle, 300 count, NDC 59762-5000-02
    • Sulfasalazine tablet, Teva, 500 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00591-0796-01
    • Sulfasalazine tablet, Teva, 500 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00591-0796-05
    • Sulfasalazine tablet, Teva, 500 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00591-0796-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Greenstone did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Teva did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has Azulfidine available.
Available Products
    • Azulfidine Entabs coated tablet, Pfizer, 500 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00013-0102-01
    • Azulfidine Entabs coated tablet, Pfizer, 500 mg, bottle, 300 count, NDC 00013-0102-20
    • Azulfidine tablet, Pfizer, 500 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00013-0101-01
    • Azulfidine tablet, Pfizer, 500 mg, bottle, 300 count, NDC 00013-0101-20

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Greenstone has sulfasalazine enteric-coated 500 mg tablets and immediate-release 500 mg tablets in 100 and 300 count bottles on intermittent back order and the company is releasing supplies as they become available.
    • Teva has sulfasalazine immediate-release 500 mg tablets in 100, 500, and 1000 count bottles on intermittent back order and the company is releasing supplies as they become available.

Updated

Updated May 1, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 8, 2020 by Rachael Freeman, PharmD, BCPS. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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