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Vitamin E Aqueous Oral Solution

[31 May 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, 1 count (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.

Updated

May 31, April 26, February 29, January 13, 2016; October 19, August 11, June 8, April 13, March 25 and 4, 2015; December 12, September 8, May 29, March 3, 2014; December 9, September 30 and 13, July 10, May 8, March 6, January 23, 2013; December 19, November 2, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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