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Timolol Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution

Last Updated: December 12, 2022
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Timoptic-XE ophthalmic solution, Bausch Health, 0.25%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0814-25
    • Timoptic-XE ophthalmic solution, Bausch Health, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0816-25
Reason for the Shortage
    • Alembic has timolol ophthalmic gel forming solution available.
    • Bausch Health has Timoptic-XE ophthalmic gel forming solution on shortage due to manufacturing delays. The company discontinued timolol ophthalmic gel forming solution in September 2020.
    • Sandoz did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • Timolol ophthalmic solution, Alembic, 0.25%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 62332-0545-05
    • Timolol ophthalmic solution, Alembic, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 62332-0546-05
    • Timolol ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 0.25%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0224-05
    • Timolol ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0225-05

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Bausch Health has Timoptic-XE 0.25% and 0.5% 5 mL bottles on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated December 12, 2022 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 11, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2022, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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