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Water-Miscible Oral Multiple Vitamins

[21 October 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Multivitamins with A, B, D, E, and K Plus Zinc, Source CF
Pediatric liquid, 60 mL bottle (NDC 68212-0300-60) - discontinued
Chewable tablet, 90 count (NDC 68212-0600-90) - discontinued
Softgel capsule, 60 count (NDC 68212-0500-60) - discontinued
 
AKEDamins, Macoven
Chewable tablet, 60 count (NDC 44183-0200-60) - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

  • Source CF discontinued all Multivitamins with A, B, D, E and K Plus Zinc presentations in late-2014.
  • Axcan Pharma discontinued ADEKs chewable tablets in May 2011.
  • Macoven discontinued AKEDamins in early-2014.
  • Standard multivitamins are not affected by this shortage.
  • Libertas launched softgel capsules in early-July 2014.

Available Products

AquADEKs, Aptalis
Pediatric liquid, 60 mL (NDC 58914-0214-60)
Chewable tablet, 60 count (NDC 58914-0014-60)
Softgel capsule, 60 count (NDC 58914-0011-06)
 
Multivitamins with A, B, D, E, and K Plus Zinc, Libertas
Chewable tablet, 60 count (NDC 51862-0173-06)
Pediatric liquid, 60 mL (NDC 51862-0166-60)
Softgel capsule, 60 count (NDC 51862-0174-06)

Estimated Resupply Dates

All presentations are available.

Related Shortages

Updated

October 21, 2014; August 18, 2014; July 3, 2014; June 26, 2014; May 12, 2014; March 20, 2014; January 31, 2014; December 18, 2013; September 25, 2013; July 11, 2013; May 8, 2013; April 2, 2013; March 14, 2013; January 25, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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