Liotrix Tablets

[28 September 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Thyrolar oral tablet, Actavis (formerly Forest)
12.5 mcg/3.1 mcg 100 count (NDC 00456-0040-01)
25 mcg/6.25 mcg 100 count (NDC 00456-0045-01)
150 mcg/37.5 mcg 100 count (NDC 00456-0060-01)
100 mcg/25 mcg 100 count (NDC 00456-0055-01)
50 mcg/12.5 mcg 100 count (NDC 00456-0050-01)

Reason for the Shortage

Thyrolar tablets from Actavis (formerly Forest) are on shortage due to manufacturing changes.

Available Products

No presentations are available.

Estimated Resupply Dates

Actavis (formerly Forest) has all Thyrolar presentations on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages


September 28, May 1, February 9, 2015; November 5, August 13, May 23, March 3, 2014; December 10, September 18, July 12, May 1, 2013; November 20, August 13, May 18, February 27, 2012; December 7, September 28, July 26, May 17, March 8, January 26, 2011; November 23, October 12, July 28, June 1, April 23, March 9, February 1, 2010; December 9, November 6, October 2, August 31, June 23 and 1, 2009; May 4, March 14, 2007; March 28, 2005, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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