Memantine Hydrochloride

[08 May 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Namenda XR capsules, Forest
14 mg capsules, unit-dose, 100 count (NDC 00456-3414-63)
14 mg capsules, 90 count (NDC 00456-3414-90)
28 mg capsules, unit-dose, 100 count (NDC 00456-3428-63)
Titration pack, 28 capsules (NDC 00456-3400-29)

Reason for the Shortage

Forest states the reason for the shortage of Namenda XR capsules is manufacturing delay.

Available Products

Namenda XR capsules, Forest
7 mg capsules, 30 count (NDC 00456-3407-33)
14 mg capsules, 30 count (NDC 00456-3414-33)
21 mg capsules, 30 count (NDC 00456-3421-33)
28 mg capsules, 30 count (NDC 00456-3428-33)
28 mg capsules, 90 count (NDC 00456-3428-90)
Namenda tablets, Forest
Titration pack, 49 tablets (NDC 00456-3200-14)
5 mg tablets, 60 count (NDC 00456-3205-60)
5 mg tablets, unit dose, 100 count (NDC 00456-3205-63)
10 mg tablets, 60 count (NDC 00456-3210-60)
10 mg tablets, unit dose, 100 count (NDC 00456-3210-63)
Namenda oral solution, Forest
2 mg/mL, 360 mL bottle (NDC 00456-3202-12)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Forest has Namenda XR 14 mg and 28 mg 100 count unit-dose presentations, 14 mg 90 count presentations, and titration packs on back order and the company estimates a release date of 4th quarter 2015.

Related Shortages


May 8, April 20, January 6 and 27, 2015; November 3 and 26, September 3 and 29, August 7, June 23, April 23, March 31, February 19, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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