Naproxen Oral Suspension

[18 February 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Naprosyn 25 mg/mL oral suspension, Genentech
480 mL bottles (NDC 00004-0028-28)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Roxane discontinued their naproxen oral suspension in June 2013.
  • Genentech could not provide a reason for the shortage.
  • Palmetto acquired naproxen 25 mg/mL oral suspension in June 2013.

Available Products

Naproxen 25 mg/mL oral suspension - Palmetto
500 mL bottles (NDC 68134-0363-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Palmetto has naproxen 25 mg/mL oral suspension readily available and has been supplying the market for several months.
  • Genentech has Naprosyn oral suspension on long term back order, and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages


February 18, 2015; November 26, September 5, June 11, May 7, March 6, 2014; December 19, September 12 and 25, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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