Products Affected - Description
Leflunomide tablet, Apotex
10 mg, 30 count (NDC 60505-2502-01)
20 mg, 30 count (NDC 60505-2503-01)
Leflunomide tablet, Heritage
10 mg, 30 count (NDC 23155-0043-03)
20 mg, 30 count (NDC 23155-0044-03)
Reason for the Shortage
- Apotex did not provide a reason for the shortage.
- Heritage states the shortage is due to a delay in obtaining active ingredient.
- Sanofi-Aventis has Arava available.
- Winthrop has leflunomide tablets available.
- Trigen has leflunomide tablets available.
Arava tablet, Sanofi-Aventis
10 mg, 30 count (NDC 00088-2160-30)
20 mg, 30 count (NDC 00088-2161-30)
Leflunomide tablet, Trigen
10 mg, 30 count (NDC 13811-0677-30)
20 mg, 30 count (NDC 13811-0678-30)
Leflunomide tablet, Winthrop
10 mg, 30 count (NDC 00955-1735-30)
20 mg, 30 count (NDC 00955-1737-30)
Estimated Resupply Dates
- Apotex has leflunomide 10 mg and 20 mg tablets on allocation.
- Heritage has leflunomide 10 mg and 20 mg tablets on tight allocation.
September 20 and 13, June 16, April 8, March 2, January 27, 2016; December 16, September 21, August 20, July 14, 8 and 2, May 18, April 24 and 22, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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