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5/8/2019

Desiccated Thyroid Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • 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, 325 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-3340-01
    • Nature-Throid oral tablet, RLC, 325 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-3340-02
    • Westhroid oral tablet, RLC, 130 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-7080-01
    • Westhroid oral tablet, RLC, 130 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-7080-02
    • Westhroid oral tablet, RLC, 32.5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-7070-01
    • Westhroid oral tablet, RLC, 32.5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-7070-02
    • Westhroid oral tablet, RLC, 65 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 64727-7073-01
    • Westhroid oral tablet, RLC, 65 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 64727-7073-02

Reason for the Shortage

    • Acella has NP Thyroid available.
    • Allergan has Armour Thyroid available.
    • RLC states the reason for the shortage is increased demand and difficulty obtaining raw materials.

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
    • 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, 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, 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

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • RLC has Nature-Throid 16.25 mg, 194.4 mg, 260 mg, and 325 mg tablets on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Westhroid presentations are also on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated May 8, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 28, 2017 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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