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1/28/2021

Hydrocortisone Oral Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • Hydrocortisone oral tablet, Amneal, 10 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00115-1697-01 - discontinued
    • Hydrocortisone oral tablet, Amneal, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00115-1700-01 - discontinued
    • Hydrocortisone oral tablet, Amneal, 5 mg, bottle, 50 count, NDC 54505-0331-05 - discontinued
    • Hydrocortisone oral tablet, Amneal, 5 mg, bottle, 50 count, NDC 00115-1696-06 - discontinued
    • Hydrocortisone oral tablet, Greenstone, 10 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 59762-0074-01
    • Hydrocortisone oral tablet, Greenstone, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 59762-0075-01
    • Hydrocortisone oral tablet, Greenstone, 5 mg, bottle, 50 count, NDC 59762-0073-01

Reason for the Shortage

    • Amneal discontinued all hydrocortisone tablets presentations in the first half of 2020.
    • Greenstone did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has Cortef tablets available.

Available Products

    • Cortef oral tablet, Pfizer, 10 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00009-0031-01
    • Cortef oral tablet, Pfizer, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00009-0044-01
    • Cortef oral tablet, Pfizer, 5 mg, bottle, 50 count, NDC 00009-0012-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Greenstone has hydrocortisone 10 mg and 20 mg tablets on allocation. The 5 mg tablets are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated January 28, 2021 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 25, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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