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5/3/2019

Sodium Fluoride Chewable Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • Sodium Fluoride chewable tablet, Kirkman, 0.55 mg sodium fluoride, bottle, 100 count, NDC 58223-0675-01 - discontinued
    • Sodium Fluoride chewable tablet, Kirkman, 0.55 mg sodium fluoride, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 58223-0675-04 - discontinued
    • Sodium Fluoride chewable tablet, Kirkman, 1.1 mg sodium fluoride, bottle, 100 count, NDC 58223-0674-01 - discontinued
    • Sodium Fluoride chewable tablet, Kirkman, 1.1 mg sodium fluoride, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 58223-0674-04 - discontinued
    • Sodium Fluoride chewable tablet, Kirkman, 2.2 mg sodium fluoride, bottle, 100 count, NDC 58223-0677-01 - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

    • Kirkman has discontinued sodium fluoride chewable tablets because their supplier, Medical Product Laboratory, has stopped manufacturing sodium fluoride tablets. Kirkman is looking for a new supplier.
    • PureTek has sodium fluoride chewable tablets available.

Available Products

    • Sodium Fluoride chewable tablet, PureTek, 0.25 mg fluoride (0.55 mg sodium fluoride), bottle, 120 count, NDC 59088-0104-73
    • Sodium Fluoride chewable tablet, PureTek, 0.5 mg fluoride (1.1 mg sodium fluoride), bottle, 120 count, NDC 59088-0105-73
    • Sodium Fluoride chewable tablet, PureTek, 1 mg fluoride (2.2 mg sodium fluoride), bottle, 120 count, NDC 59088-0106-73

Updated

Updated May 3, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created October 8, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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