Calcium Acetate Capsules

[07 July 2015]

Products Affected - Description

PhosLo capsules, Fresenius Medical
667 mg capsules, 200 count (NDC 49230-0640-21)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Fresenius Medical cannot provide a reason for the shortage.
  • Hawthorne states the reason for the shortage was manufacturing delay.

Available Products

Eliphos tablets, Hawthorne Pharmaceuticals
667 mg tablets, 200 count (NDC 63717-0910-02)
Calcium acetate capsules, Camber Pharmaceuticals
667 mg capsules, 200 count (NDC 31722-0377-02)
Calcium acetate tablets, Perrigo
667 mg tablets, 200 count (NDC 00574-0113-02)
Calcium acetate capsules, Roxane
667 mg capsules, 200 count (NDC 00054-0088-26)
Calcium acetate capsules, Sandoz
667 mg capsules, 200 count (NDC 00781-2081-02)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Fresenius Medical has PhosLo capsules on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • All generic products have been readily available for several months. This shortage is resolved.


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