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Topotecan capsules Shortage

Last Updated: October 6, 2017
Status: Resolved

Reason for the Shortage
    • Novartis did not provide a reason for the current shortage.
Available Products
    • Hycamtin oral capsule, Novartis, 0.25 mg, bottle, 10 count, NDC 00078-0672-01
    • Hycamtin oral capsule, Novartis, 1 mg, bottle, 10 count, NDC 00078-0673-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Novartis has Hycamtin 0.25 mg and 1 mg capsules available with new NDCs.


Updated October 6, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 20, 2017 by Benjamin Witt, PharmD, BCPS, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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