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5/26/2020

Lorazepam Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • Ativan tablet, Bausch Health, 0.5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00187-0063-01
    • Ativan tablet, Bausch Health, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00187-0064-01
    • Ativan tablet, Bausch Health, 1 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00187-0064-10
    • Ativan tablet, Bausch Health, 2 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00187-0065-01
    • Lorazepam tablet, Mylan Institutional, 0.5 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 51079-0417-20 - discontinued
    • Lorazepam tablet, Mylan Institutional, 1 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 51079-0386-20 - discontinued
    • Lorazepam tablet, Mylan Institutional, 2 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 51079-0387-20 - discontinued
    • Lorazepam tablet, Teva, 0.5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00591-0240-01

Reason for the Shortage

    • Aurobindo refuses to provide availability information.
    • Bausch Health did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Leading has lorazepam tablet presentations available.
    • Major had lorazepam tablets on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Mylan has discontinued all bottled presentations.
    • Mylan Institutional discontinued all unit-dose blister pack presentations.
    • Sandoz discontinued all lorazepam presentations.
    • Teva did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Lorazepam tablet, Leading, 0.5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 69315-0904-01
    • Lorazepam tablet, Leading, 0.5 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 69315-0904-05
    • Lorazepam tablet, Leading, 0.5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 69315-0904-10
    • Lorazepam tablet, Leading, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 69315-0905-01
    • Lorazepam tablet, Leading, 1 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 69315-0905-05
    • Lorazepam tablet, Leading, 1 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 69315-0905-10
    • Lorazepam tablet, Leading, 2 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 69315-0906-01
    • Lorazepam tablet, Leading, 2 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 69315-0906-05
    • Lorazepam tablet, Leading, 2 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 69315-0906-10
    • Lorazepam tablet, Major, 0.5 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00904-6007-60
    • Lorazepam tablet, Major, 0.5 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00904-6007-61
    • Lorazepam tablet, Major, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00904-6008-60
    • Lorazepam tablet, Major, 1 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00904-6008-61
    • Lorazepam tablet, Major, 2 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00904-6009-60
    • Lorazepam tablet, Major, 2 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00904-6009-61
    • Lorazepam tablet, Teva, 0.5 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00591-0240-05
    • Lorazepam tablet, Teva, 0.5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00591-0240-10
    • Lorazepam tablet, Teva, 1 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00591-0241-01
    • Lorazepam tablet, Teva, 1 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00591-0241-05
    • Lorazepam tablet, Teva, 1 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00591-0241-10
    • Lorazepam tablet, Teva, 2 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00591-0242-01
    • Lorazepam tablet, Teva, 2 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00591-0242-05
    • Lorazepam tablet, Teva, 2 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 00591-0242-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Bausch Health has Ativan 1 mg tablets on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Ativan 0.5 mg tablets in 100 count bottles and 2 mg tablets in 100 count bottles are available with short expiration dating of January 2021.
    • Teva has lorazepam 0.5 mg tablets in 100 count bottles on intermittent back order with partial releases.

Updated

Updated May 26, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created October 4, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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