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9/23/2020

Desiccated Thyroid Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 130 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3308-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 130 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3308-02
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 16.25 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3298-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 16.25 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3298-02
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 194.4 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3312-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 194.4 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3312-02
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 260 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3320-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 260 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3320-02
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 32.5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3299-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 32.5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3299-02
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 325 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3340-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 325 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3340-02
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 48.75 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3302-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 48.75 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3302-02
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 65 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3300-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 65 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3300-02
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 97.5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3305-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 97.5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3305-02
    • WP-Thyroid oral tablet, RLC, 0.5 grain (32.5 mg), bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-5550-01
    • WP-Thyroid oral tablet, RLC, 0.75 grain (48.75 mg), bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-5650-01
    • WP-Thyroid oral tablet, RLC, 1 grain (65 mg), bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-5750-01
    • WP-Thyroid oral tablet, RLC, 2 grain (130 mg), bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-5950-01

Reason for the Shortage

    • In September 2020, Acella recalled two lots of NP Thyroid tablets because these lots contain less levothyroxine than the labeled amount. Additional information, including affected lots, can be found at https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/acella-pharmaceuticals-llc-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-two-lots-np-thyroidr-thyroid-tablets?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.
    • Acella has unaffected lots of NP Thyroid available.
    • In September 2020, RLC Labs recalled all lots of Nature-Throid and WP Thyroid because certain lots were found to contain less levothyroxine than the labeled amount. Additional information can be found at https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/rlc-labs-inc-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-all-lots-nature-throidr-and-wp-thyroidr-current?utm_campaign=FDA%20MedWatch%3A%20Nature%20Throid%20and%20WP%20Thyroid%20Due%20to%20Sub%20Potency&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua.
    • Allergan has Armour Thyroid available.

Available Products

    • Armour Thyroid oral tablet, Allergan, 120 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00456-0461-63
    • Armour Thyroid oral tablet, Allergan, 15 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00456-0457-01
    • Armour Thyroid oral tablet, Allergan, 180 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00456-0462-01
    • Armour Thyroid oral tablet, Allergan, 240 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00456-0463-01
    • Armour Thyroid oral tablet, Allergan, 30 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00456-0458-63
    • Armour Thyroid oral tablet, Allergan, 300 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00456-0464-01
    • Armour Thyroid oral tablet, Allergan, 60 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00456-0459-63
    • Armour Thyroid oral tablet, Allergan, 90 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00456-0460-01
    • NP Thyroid oral tablet, Acella, 30 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 42192-0329-01
    • NP Thyroid oral tablet, Acella, 60 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 42192-0330-01
    • NP Thyroid oral tablet, Acella, 90 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 42192-0331-01
    • NP Thyroid oral tablet, Acella, 120 mg bottle, 100 count, NDC 42192-0328-01
    • NP Thyroid oral tablet, Acella, 15 mg bottle, 100 count, NDC 42192-0327-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • RLC has all strengths of Nature-Throid and WP-Thyroid on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Created September 23, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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