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Tacrolimus Capsules

Last Updated: July 30, 2015
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Tacrolimus oral capsule, Mylan Institutional
5 mg, unit-dose 100 count (NDC 51079-0028-20)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Novartis discontinued all Hecoria presentations in February 2015.
  • Mylan discontinued the 500 count presentations in early 2015.
  • Mylan could not provide a reason for the shortage.
  • Sandoz states the reason for the shortage was manufacturing delay.

Available Products

Tacrolimus oral capsule, Accord
0.5 mg, 100 count (NDC 16729-0041-01)
1 mg, 100 count (NDC 16729-0042-01)
5 mg, 100 count (NDC 16729-0043-01)

 
Tacrolimus oral capsule, Dr. Reddy’s
0.5 mg, 100 count (NDC 55111-0525-01)
1 mg, 100 count (NDC 55111-0526-01)
5 mg, 100 count (NDC 55111-0527-01)

Tacrolimus oral capsule, Kremers Urban
0.5 mg, 100 count (NDC 62175-0380-37)
1 mg, 100 count (NDC 62175-0381-37)
5 mg, 100 count (NDC 62175-0382-37)
 
Tacrolimus oral capsule, Mylan
0.5 mg, 100 count (NDC 00378-2045-01)
1 mg, 100 count (NDC 00378-2046-01)
5 mg, 100 count (NDC 00378-2047-01)
 
Tacrolimus oral capsule, Mylan Institutional
0.5 mg, unit-dose 100 count (NDC 51079-0817-20)
1 mg, unit-dose 100 count (NDC 51079-0818-20)
 
Tacrolimus oral capsule, Sandoz
0.5 mg, 100 count (NDC 00781-2102-01)
1 mg, 100 count (NDC 00781-2103-01)
5 mg, 100 count (NDC 00781-2104-01)
 
Prograf oral capsule, Astellas
0.5 mg, 100 count (NDC 00469-0607-73)
1 mg, 100 count (NDC 00469-0617-73)
1 mg, 100 count, unit-dose (NDC 00469-0617-11)
5 mg, 100 count (NDC 00469-0657-73)
5 mg, 100 count, unit-dose (NDC 00469-0657-11)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Mylan Institutional has tacrolimus 5 mg capsules in 100 count unit-dose on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. All other presentations are available.
  • Presentations are available from multiple suppliers.

Related Shortages

Updated

July 30, 13 and 1, June 17, May 18 and 4, April 8, March 23 and 4, February 19 and 2, January 22, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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