Tropicamide 1% Ophthalmic Solution

[10 May 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Mydriacyl ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs
1%, 3 mL bottle, 1 count (NDC 00065-0355-03)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Akorn has tropicamide 1% ophthalmic solution available.
  • Alcon could not provide a reason for the shortage of Mydriacyl.
  • Valeant has tropicamide 1% ophthalmic solution available.

Available Products

Mydriacyl ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs
1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count (NDC 00065-0355-15)
Tropicamide ophthalmic solution, Akorn
1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count (NDC 17478-0102-12)
Tropicamide ophthalmic solution, Sandoz
1%, 3 mL bottle, 1 count (NDC 61314-0355-01)
1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count (NDC 61314-0355-02)
Tropicamide ophthalmic solution, Valeant
1%, 2 mL bottle, 1 count (NDC 24208-0585-59)
1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0585-64

Estimated Resupply Dates

Alcon has Mydriacyl 1% 3 mL bottles on back order and the company estimates a release date in early-June 2016.

Related Shortages


May 10, April 18, March 8, February 25, January 14, 2016; December 22 and 15, November 18, October 23, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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