Aminocaproic Acid Oral Presentations

[29 April 2016]

Products Affected - Description

All presentations are currently available

Reason for the Shortage

  • Akorn acquired Versapharm in 2014.
  • Akorn stopped distributing and marketing Versapharm’s aminocaproic acid product on June 22, 2015.
  • Akorn launched Amicar oral solution and tablets on June 29, 2015.

Available Products

Amicar oral solution, Akorn
0.25 grams/mL, 237 mL bottle (NDC 49411-0052-08)
Amicar oral tablet, Akorn
500 mg tablet, 30 count (NDC 49411-0050-30)
1000 mg, 30 count (NDC 49411-0051-30)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Akorn has Amicar tablets and oral solution available.

Related Shortages


April 29, March 10, January 13, 2016; October 29, September 1, July 23 and 2, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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