Ethambutol Tablets

[06 January 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Ethambutol tablets, Teva
400 mg tablets, 100 count (NDC 00555-0923-02)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Akorn is currently only marketing ethambutol 100 mg and 400 mg tablets in 100 count size. All other presentations are not being marketed.
  • Teva has had ethambutol tablets unavailable since 2013.
  • X-Gen discontinued ethambutol 100 mg tablets in early-2015.

Available Products

Myambutol tablet, X-Gen
400 mg, 100 count (NDC 68850-0012-02)
400 mg, 100 count (NDC 68850-0012-01)
Ethambutol tablet, Akorn
100 mg, 100 count (NDC 61748-0011-01)
400 mg, 100 count (NDC 61748-0014-01)
Ethambutol tablet, Lupin
100 mg, 100 count (NDC 68180-0280-01)
400 mg, 100 count (NDC 68180-0281-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

All marketed presentations are currently available.

Related Shortages


January 6, 2016; November 11, September 17, August 19, July 17, May 6, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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