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6/27/2019

Nystatin Oral Suspension

Products Affected - Description

    • Nystatin oral suspension, Akorn, 100,000 units/mL, 473 mL bottle, NDC 50383-0587-16
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Akorn, 100,000 units/mL, 60 mL bottle, NDC 50383-0587-66
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc., 100,000 units/mL, 473 mL bottle, NDC 00121-0810-16
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc., 100,000 units/mL, 5 mL container, 40 count, NDC 00121-4810-40
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc., 100,000 units/mL, 5 mL container, 100 count, NDC 00121-4810-00
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc., 100,000 units/mL, 60 mL bottle, NDC 00121-0810-02
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Precision Dose, 100,000 units/mL, 5 mL container, 30 count, NDC 68094-0599-62
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Precision Dose, 100,000 units/mL, 5 mL container, 100 count, NDC 68094-0599-61
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Precision Dose, 100,000 units/mL, 5 mL syringe, NDC 68094-0599-58
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Wockhardt USA, 100,000 units/mL, 473 mL bottle, NDC 60432-0537-16
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Wockhardt USA, 100,000 units/mL, 60 mL bottle, NDC 60432-0537-60

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc. did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Precision Dose has nystatin suspension on allocation due to increased demand.
    • Vista Pharma has nystatin suspension available.
    • Wockhardt USA did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Nystatin oral suspension, Vista Pharma, 100,000 units/mL, 480 mL bottle, NDC 66689-0008-16
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Vista Pharma, 100,000 units/mL, 5 mL container, 100 count, NDC 66689-0037-99
    • Nystatin oral suspension, Vista Pharma, 100,000 units/mL, 60 mL bottle, NDC 66689-0008-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has nystatin 100,000 unit/mL suspension 60 mL and 473 mL bottles on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc. has all nystatin suspension presentations on intermittent back order and the company is allocating supplies as they become available.
    • Precision Dose has all nystatin suspension presentations on intermittent back order and the company is allocating supplies as they become available.
    • Wockhardt USA has nystatin 100,000 units/mL suspension 60 mL and 473 mL bottles on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated June 27, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created December 10, 2018 by Anthony Trovato, PharmD, BCPS. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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