[14 February 2014]
Products Affected - Description
Phenobarbital tablets, West-Ward
15 mg, 500 count (NDC 00143-1445-05)
30 mg, 500 count (NDC 00143-1450-05)
60 mg, 500 count (NDC 00143-1455-05)
100 mg, 500 count (NDC 00143-1458-05)
Reason for the Shortage
West-Ward states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delay.
Phenobarbital tablets, Qualitest
16.2 mg, 100 count (NDC 00603-5165-21)
16.2 mg, 1000 count (NDC 00603-5165-32)
32.4 mg, 30 count (NDC 00603-5166-16)
32.4 mg, 60 count (NDC 00603-5166-20)
32.4 mg, 90 count (NDC 00603-5166-02)
32.4 mg, 100 count (NDC 00603-5166-21)
32.4 mg, 120 count (NDC 00603-5166-22)
32.4 mg, 1000 count (NDC 00603-5166-32)
64.8 mg, 100 count (NDC00603-5167-21)
64.8 mg, 1000 count (NDC00603-5167-32)
97.2 mg, 100 count (NDC00603-5168-21)
97.2 mg, 1000 count (NDC00603-5168-32)
Estimated Resupply Dates
West-Ward has phenobarbital 60 mg tablets on allocation. All other phenobarbital presentations are on back order and the company estimates a release date of March 2014 to April 2014.
February 14, 2014; January 16, 2014; October 23, 2013; October 11, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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