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12/18/2020

Colestipol Oral Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • Colestid oral tablet, Pfizer, 1 gram, bottle, 120 count, NDC 00009-0450-03
    • Colestipol oral tablet, Greenstone, 1 gram, bottle, 120 count, NDC 59762-0450-01

Reason for the Shortage

    • Greenstone did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has Colestid on back order due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

    • Colestipol oral tablet, Amneal, 1 gram, bottle, 120 count, NDC 00115-5211-16

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Greenstone has colestipol 1 gram tablets on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Pfizer has Colestid 1 gram tablets on back order and the company estimates a release date of March 2021.

Updated

Created December 18, 2020 by Anthony Trovato, PharmD, BCPS. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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