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Tamsulosin Hydrochloride

Last Updated: July 21, 2016
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Mylan, 0.4 mg, unit-dose 25 count, NDC 00378-0294-19
Reason for the Shortage
    • Boehringer Ingelheim had tamsulosin capsules on shortage due to production delays.
    • Actavis and Zydus state the reason for the shortage was increased demand.
    • Aurobindo is not marketing the 100 count size.
    • Caraco cannot provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Teva discontinued tamsulosin 0.4 mg capsules in April 2014.
    • Par discontinued tamsulosin 0.4 mg capsules.
    • Sandoz has tamsulosin on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
    • Mylan discontinued tamsulosin 0.4 mg capsules 25 count unit-dose presentations in mid-2016.
Available Products
    • Flomax capsule, Boehringer Ingelheim, 0.4 mg, 100 count, NDC 00597-0166-01
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Actavis, 0.4 mg, 100 count, NDC 00228-2996-11
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Actavis, 0.4 mg, 500 count, NDC 00228-2996-50
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Aurobindo, 0.4 mg, 500 count, NDC 65862-0598-05
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Caraco, 0.4 mg, 90 count, NDC 62756-0160-81
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Caraco, 0.4 mg, 100 count, NDC 62756-0160-88
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Caraco, 0.4 mg, 500 count, NDC 62756-0160-13
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Citron Pharma, 0.4 mg, 100 count, NDC 57237-0014-01
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Citron Pharma, 0.4 mg, 500 count, NDC 57237-0014-05
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Mylan, 0.4 mg, 90 count, NDC 00378-2500-77
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Mylan, 0.4 mg, unit-dose 100 count, NDC 00378-0294-20
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Mylan, 0.4 mg, unit-dose 300 count, NDC 00378-0294-56
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Mylan, 0.4 mg, 1000 count, NDC 00378-2500-10
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride capsule, Sandoz, 0.4 mg, 100 count, NDC 00781-2076-01
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride oral capsule, Zydus, 0.4 mg, 100 count, NDC 68382-0132-01
    • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride oral capsule, Zydus, 0.4 mg, 1000 count, NDC 68382-0132-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • All marketed presentations are available.

Updated

Updated July 21, 2016 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created July 17, 2014 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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