[06 May 2013]
Products Affected - Description
100 mg tablet, 20 count (NDC 65862-0095-20)
200 mg tablet, 20 count (NDC 65862-0096-20)
50 mg/5 mL, 50 mL suspension (NDC 65862-0140-50)
50 mg/5 mL, 100 mL suspension (NDC 65862-0140-01)
100 mg/5 mL, 50 mL (NDC 65862-0141-50)
100 mg/mL, 100 mL suspension (NDC 65862-0141-01)
100 mg tablet, 20 count (NDC 63304-0520-20)
200 mg tablet, 20 count (NDC 63304-0521-20)
200 mg tablet, 100 count (NDC 63304-0521-01)
50 mg/mL, 50 mL suspension (NDC 63304-0965-03)
50 mg/mL, 100 mL suspension (NDC 63304-0965-04)
100 mg/mL, 50 mL suspension (NDC 63304-0966-03)
100 mg/mL, 100 mL suspension (NDC 63304-0966-04)
50 mg/5 mL, 50 mL suspension (NDC 00781-6168-52)
50 mg/5 mL, 100 mL suspension (NDC 00781-6168-46)
Reason for the Shortage
- Ranbaxy has an import ban on all solid medications including cefpodoxime.
- Aurobindo cannot provide a reason for the shortage.
- Pfizer has discontinued Vantin.
- Sandoz could not provide a reason for the shortage.
100 mg tablet, 20 count (NDC 00781-5438-20)
200 mg tablet, 20 count (NDC 00781-5439-20)
200 mg tablet, 100 count (NDC 00781-5439-01)
100 mg/5 mL, 100 mL suspension (NDC 00781-6169-46)
100 mg/5 mL, 50 mL suspension (NDC 00781-6169-52)
Estimated Resupply Dates
- Aurobindo has all cefpodoxime presentations on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
- Ranbaxy has all cefpodoxime presentations on long term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
- Sandoz has cefpodoxime 50 mg/5 mL oral suspension in 50 mL and 100 mL bottles on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
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