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10/15/2021

Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution

Products Affected - Description

    • Cyclogyl ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs, 0.5%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 00065-0395-15
    • Cyclogyl ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs, 1%, 2 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 00065-0396-02
    • Cyclogyl ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs, 1%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 00065-0396-05
    • Cyclogyl ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs, 2%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 00065-0397-15
    • Cyclogyl ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs, 2%, 2 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 00065-0397-02
    • Cyclogyl ophthalmic solution, Alcon Labs, 2%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 00065-0397-05
    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 0.5%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0096-15
    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Bausch Health, 1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0735-06
    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Bausch Health, 1%, 2 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 24208-0735-01

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sandoz has cyclopentolate ophthalmic solution available.
    • Alcon did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Bausch Health did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0100-12
    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 1%, 2 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0100-02
    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 2%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0097-12
    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 2%, 2 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0097-02
    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Akorn, 2%, 5 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0097-10
    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 1%, 15 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0396-03
    • Cyclopentolate hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, Sandoz, 1%, 2 mL bottle, 1 count, NDC 61314-0396-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has cyclopentolate 0.5% in 15 mL bottles temporarily unavailable.
    • Alcon has all Cyclogyl presentations on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Bausch Health has cyclopentolate 1% in 2 mL and 15 mL bottles on back order and the company estimates release dates in mid-October 2021.

Updated

Updated October 15, 2021 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created July 9, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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