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Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Oral Suspension

[17 July 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim oral suspension, Aurobindo
200 mg/40 mg per 5 mL, 473 mL, cherry flavor (NDC 65862-0496-47)


Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim oral suspension, Hi-Tech Pharmacal
200 mg/40 mg per 5 mL, 473 mL, cherry flavor (NDC 50383-0283-16) - discontinued
200 mg/40 mg per 5 mL, 473 mL, grape flavor (NDC 50383-0824-16) - discontinued
200 mg/40 mg per 5 mL, 20 mL unit dose, packages of 40, grape flavor (NDC 50383-0824-21) - discontinued

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim oral suspension, Pharmaceutical Associates
200 mg/40 mg per 5 mL, 473 mL, cherry flavor (NDC 00121-4793-20) - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

  • Aurobindo could not provide a reason for the shortage.
  • Hi-Tech Pharmacal discontinued all presentations of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim oral suspension in June 2014.
  • Pharmaceutical Associated discontinued sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim oral suspension in September 2013.

Available Products

Sulfatrim oral suspension, STI Pharma
200 mg/40 mg per 5 mL, 473 mL, cherry flavor (NDC 54879-0007-16)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Aurobindo has sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim oral suspension on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-to-late July 2014.

Related Shortages

Updated

July 17, 2014; June 30, 2014; June 16, 2014 University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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