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9/16/2021

Timolol Ophthalmic Solution

Products Affected - Description

    • Timoptic Ocumeter Plus, Bausch Health, 0.25%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0812-05
    • Timoptic Ocumeter Plus, Bausch Health, 0.5%, 10 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0813-10
    • Timoptic Ocumeter Plus, Bausch Health, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0813-05
    • Timolol, Greenstone, 0.25%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 60758-0802-05

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn has timolol available.
    • Apotex has timolol available.
    • Bausch Health did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Greenstone did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Rising had timolol on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Sandoz had timolol on shortage due to shortage of the raw ingredient.

Available Products

    • Timoptic in Ocudose, Bausch Health, 0.25%, 0.3 mL foil wrap container, 60 count, NDC 00187-1498-25
    • Timoptic in Ocudose, Bausch Health, 0.5%, 0.3 mL foil wrap container, 60 count, NDC 00187-1496-25
    • Timolol, Akorn, 0.5%, 10 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0288-11
    • Timolol, Akorn, 0.5%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0288-12
    • Timolol, Akorn, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0288-10
    • Timolol, Apotex, 0.5%, 2.5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 60505-1005-04
    • Timolol, Apotex, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 60505-1005-01
    • Timolol, Bausch Health, 0.5%, 2.5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 68682-0045-25
    • Timolol, Bausch Health, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 68682-0045-50
    • Timolol, Greenstone, 0.25%, 10 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 60758-0802-10
    • Timolol, Greenstone, 0.5%, 10 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 60758-0801-10
    • Timolol, Greenstone, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 60758-0801-05
    • Timolol, Rising Pharmaceuticals, 0.25%, 10 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 64980-0513-10
    • Timolol, Rising Pharmaceuticals, 0.25%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 64980-0513-15
    • Timolol, Rising Pharmaceuticals, 0.25%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 64980-0513-05
    • Timolol, Rising Pharmaceuticals, 0.5%, 10 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 64980-0514-10
    • Timolol, Rising Pharmaceuticals, 0.5%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 64980-0514-15
    • Timolol, Rising Pharmaceuticals, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 64980-0514-05
    • Timolol, Sandoz, 0.25%, 10 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0226-10
    • Timolol, Sandoz, 0.25%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0226-15
    • Timolol, Sandoz, 0.25%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0226-05
    • Timolol, Sandoz, 0.5%, 10 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0227-10
    • Timolol, Sandoz, 0.5%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0227-15
    • Timolol, Sandoz, 0.5%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0227-05

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Bausch Health has all Timoptic Ocumeter Plus presentations on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Greenstone has timolol 0.25% ophthalmic solution in 5 mL bottles on allocation.

Updated

Updated September 16, 2021 by Anthony Trovato, PharmD, BCPS. Created June 18, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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