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5/15/2019

Prednisone Oral Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 59746-0171-06
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 1 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 59746-0171-10
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 10 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 59746-0173-06
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 10 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 59746-0173-09
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 10 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 59746-0173-10
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 59746-0175-06
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 20 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 59746-0175-09
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 20 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 59746-0175-10
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 59746-0172-06
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Cadista, 5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 59746-0172-10
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 1 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00054-8739-25
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 10 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00054-0017-25
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 10 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00054-0017-29
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 10 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00054-0017-20
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00054-0018-25
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 20 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00054-0018-29
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 20 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00054-0018-20
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00054-4728-25
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00054-4728-31
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 50 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00054-0019-20
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00603-5339-21
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 20 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00603-5339-28
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 20 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00603-5339-32
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00603-5337-21
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00603-5337-32
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 5 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 21 count, NDC 00603-5337-15
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 5 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 48 count, NDC 00603-5337-31
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 10 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 21 count, NDC 00591-5442-21
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 10 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 48 count, NDC 00591-5442-43
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 20 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00591-5443-01
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 20 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00591-5443-05
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 20 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00591-5443-10
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 5 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 21 count, NDC 00591-5052-21
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 5 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 48 count, NDC 00591-5052-43

Reason for the Shortage

    • Cadista, Hikma, Par, and Teva did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00054-4741-25
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 1 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00054-4741-31
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 2.5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00054-4742-25
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 2.5 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00054-8740-25
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 5 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00054-8724-25
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Hikma, 50 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00054-0019-25
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00603-5335-21
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 1 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00603-5335-32
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00603-5338-21
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00603-5338-28
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00603-5338-32
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 21 count, NDC 00603-5338-15
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 48 count, NDC 00603-5338-31
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Par Pharmaceuticals, 2.5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00603-5336-21
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 10 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00591-5442-01
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 10 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00591-5442-05
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 10 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00591-5442-10
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00591-5052-01
    • Prednisone oral tablet, Teva, 5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00591-5052-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Cadista has prednisone 1 mg and 5 mg tablet presentations on allocation. The 10 mg and 20 mg tablet presentations are on intermittent back order and the company is allocating product as it becomes available.
    • Hikma has prednisone 5 mg tablets in 100 count bottles on back order and the company estimates a release date in mid- to late-May 2019. The 5 mg tablets in 1000 count bottles are on intermittent back order and the company is releasing supplies as they become available. Prednisone 10 mg and 20 mg tablets in 500 count bottles are on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-May to early-June 2019. Several other presentations are on allocation.
    • Par has prednisone 20 mg tablet presentations on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Teva has prednisone 5 mg and 10 mg in 21 and 48 count unit dose packages on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-May 2019. The 20 mg in 100 count, 500 count, and 1000 count bottles are on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-May 2019 for the 100 count bottles, mid-June 2019 for the 500 count bottles, and early-June 2019 for the 1000 count bottles.

Updated

Created May 15, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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