Vitamin E Aqueous Oral Solution

[13 January 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Aquasol E Drops, Hospira
15 IU/0.3 mL, 12 mL bottle (NDC 61703-0419-77)
15 IU/0.3 mL, 30 mL bottle (NDC 61703-0419-78)
Vitamin E oral drops, Geritrex
15 IU/0.3 mL, 12 mL bottle, 1 count (UPC 92771-072512)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira is changing manufacturing sites from a 3rd party manufacturer to in-house manufacturing. This has caused a delay in production.
  • Geritrex could not provide a reason for the vitamin E drops shortage.

Available Products

Aqueous Vitamin E Oral Drops, Silarx
15 IU/0.3 mL, 30 mL bottle (NDC 54838-0005-30)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Hospira has both Aquasol E Drop products on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • Geritrex has vitamin E drops on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.


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