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Ethambutol Tablets

Products Affected - Description

    • Myambutol tablet, X-Gen, 100 mg, 100 count, NDC 68850-0010-01
    • Ethambutol tablet, Teva, 400 mg, 100 count, NDC 00555-0923-02

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn is currently only marketing ethambutol 100 mg and 400 mg tablets in 100 count size. All other presentations are not being marketed.
    • Teva has had ethambutol tablets unavailable since 2013.
    • X-Gen discontinued ethambutol 100 mg tablets in early-2015.

Available Products

    • Myambutol tablet, X-Gen, 400 mg, 100 count, NDC 68850-0012-02
    • Myambutol tablet, X-Gen, 400 mg, 100 count, NDC 68850-0012-01
    • Ethambutol tablet, Akorn, 100 mg, 100 count, NDC 61748-0011-01
    • Ethambutol tablet, Akorn, 400 mg, 100 count, NDC 61748-0014-01
    • Ethambutol tablet, Lupin, 100 mg, 100 count, NDC 68180-0280-01
    • Ethambutol tablet, Lupin, 400 mg, 100 count, NDC 68180-0281-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • All marketed presentations are currently available.


Updated May 26, 2016 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created May 6, 2015 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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