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6/17/2016

Chloroquine Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • Chloroquine oral tablet, Ranbaxy, 250 mg, bottle, 50 count, NDC 63304-0460-50
    • Chloroquine oral tablet, Ranbaxy, 500 mg, bottle, 25 count, NDC 63304-0461-26
    • Chloroquine oral tablet, West-Ward, 500 mg, bottle, 25 count, NDC 00143-2125-22

Reason for the Shortage

    • Global Pharmaceuticals discontinued chloroquine tablets in 2014.
    • Rising has chloroquine tablets available.
    • Ranbaxy has chloroquine tablets on shortage due to third party supply issues.
    • West-Ward is not actively marketing chloroquine tablets.

Available Products

    • Chloroquine tablet, Rising Pharmaceuticals, 250 mg, 50 count, NDC 64980-0177-50
    • Chloroquine tablet, Rising Pharmaceuticals, 500 mg, 25 count, NDC 64980-0178-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Ranbaxy has chloroquine tablets on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Rising has chloroquine tablets readily available.

Updated

Updated June 17, 2016 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created April 21, 2015 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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