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1/27/2020

Guanfacine Hydrochloride Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • Guanfacine hydrochloride oral immediate release tablet, Mylan, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00378-1160-01
    • Guanfacine hydrochloride oral immediate release tablet, Mylan, 2 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00378-1190-01
    • Guanfacine hydrochloride oral immediate release tablet, Teva, 2 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00591-0453-01

Reason for the Shortage

    • Amneal has guanfacine tablets available.
    • Mylan did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Teva did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Guanfacine hydrochloride oral immediate release tablet, Amneal, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 65162-0711-10
    • Guanfacine hydrochloride oral immediate release tablet, Amneal, 2 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 65162-0713-10
    • Guanfacine hydrochloride oral immediate release tablet, Teva, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00591-0444-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Teva has guanfacine 2 mg tablets in 100 count bottles on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Mylan has guanfacine 1 mg and 2 mg tablets in 100 count bottle on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-April 2020

Updated

Updated January 27, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 4, 2019 by Stephen Andrews, PharmD, BCPS, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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