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Acyclovir Suspension

[22 October 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Acyclovir Suspension, Akorn
200 mg/5 mL, 473 mL bottle (NDC 00472-0082-16)

Acyclovir Suspension, Akorn
200 mg/5 mL, 473 mL bottle (NDC 50383-0810-16)

Reason for the Shortage

Actavis could not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

Zovirax Suspension, Prestium
200 mg/5 mL, 473 mL bottle (NDC 00173-0953-96)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Actavis has acyclovir suspension available on allocation.
  • Akorn has acyclovir suspension on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-October 2014.
 

Related Shortages

Updated

October 22, 2014; August 19, 2014; August 6, 2014; July 16, 2014; May 8, 2014; University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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