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5/26/2016

Tacrolimus Capsules

Products Affected - Description

    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Mylan Institutional, 5 mg, unit-dose 100 count, NDC 51079-0028-20

Reason for the Shortage

    • Novartis discontinued all Hecoria presentations in February 2015.
    • Mylan discontinued the 500 count presentations in early 2015.
    • Mylan could not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sandoz states the reason for the shortage was manufacturing delay.

Available Products

    • Prograf oral capsule, Astellas, 0.5 mg, 100 count, NDC 00469-0607-73
    • Prograf oral capsule, Astellas, 1 mg, unit-dose 100 count, NDC 00469-0617-11
    • Prograf oral capsule, Astellas, 1 mg, 100 count, NDC 00469-0617-73
    • Prograf oral capsule, Astellas, 5 mg, unit-dose 100 count, NDC 00469-0657-11
    • Prograf oral capsule, Astellas, 5 mg, 100 count, NDC 00469-0657-73
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Accord, 0.5 mg, 100 count, NDC 16729-0041-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Accord, 1 mg, 100 count, NDC 16729-0042-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Accord, 5 mg, 100 count, NDC 16729-0043-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Dr. Reddy's, 0.5 mg, 100 count, NDC 55111-0525-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Dr. Reddy's, 1 mg, 100 count, NDC 55111-0526-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Dr. Reddy's, 5 mg, 100 count, NDC 55111-0527-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Kremers Urban, 0.5 mg, 100 count, NDC 62175-0380-37
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Kremers Urban, 1 mg, 100 count, NDC 62175-0381-37
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Kremers Urban, 5 mg, 100 count, NDC 62175-0382-37
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Mylan, 0.5 mg, 100 count, NDC 00378-2045-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Mylan, 1 mg, 100 count, NDC 00378-2046-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Mylan, 5 mg, 100 count, NDC 00378-2047-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Mylan Institutional, 0.5 mg, unit-dose 100 count, NDC 51079-0817-20
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Mylan Institutional, 1 mg, unit-dose 100 count, NDC 51079-0818-20
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Sandoz, 0.5 mg, 100 count, NDC 00781-2102-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Sandoz, 1 mg, 100 count, NDC 00781-2103-01
    • Tacrolimus oral capsule, Sandoz, 5 mg, 100 count, NDC 00781-2104-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Mylan Institutional has tacrolimus 5 mg capsules in 100 count unit-dose on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. All other presentations are available.
    • Presentations are available from multiple suppliers.

Updated

Updated May 26, 2016 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created December 22, 2014 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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