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5/17/2016

Aminocaproic Acid Oral Presentations

Products Affected - Description

    • Aminocaproic Acid oral solution, Akorn, 0.25 gram/mL, 237 mL bottle, NDC 61748-0044-08
    • Aminocaproic Acid oral solution, Akorn, 0.25 gram/mL, 437 mL bottle, NDC 61748-0044-16
    • Aminocaproic Acid oral tablet, Akorn, 1000 mg, 100 count, NDC 61748-0046-01
    • Aminocaproic Acid oral tablet, Akorn, 500 mg, 100 count, NDC 61748-0045-01
    • Aminocaproic Acid oral tablet, Akorn, 500 mg, 10 X 10 blister card NDC 61748-0045-11

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn acquired Versapharm in 2014.
    • Akorn stopped distributing and marketing Versapharm's aminocaproic acid product on June 22, 2015.
    • Akorn launched Amicar oral solution and tablets on June 29, 2015.

Available Products

    • Amicar oral solution, Akorn, 0.25 gram/mL, 237 mL bottle, NDC 49411-0052-08
    • Amicar oral tablet, Akorn, 1000 mg, 30 count, NDC 49411-0051-30
    • Amicar oral tablet, Akorn, 500 mg, 30 count, NDC 49411-0050-30

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has Amicar tablets and oral solution available.

Updated

Updated May 17, 2016 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created July 2, 2015 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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