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5/21/2019

2% Lidocaine Hydrochloride Topical Jelly

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn has 2% lidocaine jelly available.
    • Teva discontinued lidocaine jelly in early-2018.
    • Glydo and Uro-Jet prefilled syringes are not affected by this shortage.

Available Products

    • Lidocaine Hydrochloride topical jelly, Akorn, 2%, 30 mL tube, 1 count, NDC 17478-0711-30
    • Lidocaine Hydrochloride topical jelly, Akorn, 2%, 5 mL tube, 10 count, NDC 17478-0711-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has 2% lidocaine jelly 5 mL and 30 mL tubes available.

Updated

Updated May 21, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 22, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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