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7/22/2022

Hydroxyzine Pamoate Oral Capsules

Products Affected - Description

    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Avet Pharmaceuticals, 25 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 14539-0674-01
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Avet Pharmaceuticals, 25 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 14539-0674-05
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Sandoz, 25 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00185-0674-01
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Sandoz, 50 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00185-0676-05
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Teva, 100 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00555-0324-02

Reason for the Shortage

    • Amneal has hydroxyzine pamoate capsules available.
    • Avet did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer had Vistaril on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Sandoz did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Teva did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Vistaril oral capsule, Pfizer, 25 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00069-5410-66
    • Vistaril oral capsule, Pfizer, 50 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00069-5420-66
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Amneal, 25 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00115-1803-01
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Amneal, 25 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00115-1803-02
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Amneal, 50 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00115-1804-01
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Amneal, 50 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00115-1804-02
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Avet Pharmaceuticals, 50 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 14539-0675-01
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Avet Pharmaceuticals, 50 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 14539-0675-05
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Sandoz, 25 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00185-0674-05
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Sandoz, 50 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00185-0676-01
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Teva, 25 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00555-0323-02
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Teva, 25 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00555-0323-04
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Teva, 50 mg, bottle, 100 count, NDC 00555-0302-02
    • Hydroxyzine pamoate oral capsule, Teva, 50 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00555-0302-04

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Avet has hydroxyzine pamoate 25 mg capsules on back order and the company estimates a release date in July 2022.
    • Sandoz has hydroxyzine pamoate 25 mg and 50 mg capsules in 500 count bottles on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Teva has hydroxyzine pamoate 100 mg capsules in 100 count on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-August 2022.

Alternative Agents & Management

    • Avet's hydroxyzine pamoate capsules have an FDA Orange Book rating of BX (changed from AB in September 2021). These products are no longer considered therapeutically equivalent to Vistaril capsules.

Updated

Updated July 22, 2022 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 14, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2022, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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