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7/15/2022

2% Lidocaine Hydrochloride Topical Jelly

Products Affected - Description

    • Uro-Jet topical jelly, Amphastar, 2%, 10 mL syringe, 25 count, NDC 76329-3013-05
    • Uro-Jet topical jelly, Amphastar, 2%, 20 mL syringe, 25 count, NDC 76329-3015-05
    • Uro-Jet topical jelly, Amphastar, 2%, 5 mL syringe, 25 count, NDC 76329-3011-05
    • Uro-Jet topical jelly, Amphastar, 2%, 5 mL syringe, 25 count, NDC 76329-3012-05
    • Lidocaine Hydrochloride topical jelly, Akorn, 2%, 30 mL tube, 1 count, NDC 17478-0711-30
    • Lidocaine Hydrochloride topical jelly, Akorn, 2%, 5 mL tube, 10 count, NDC 17478-0711-31

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Amphastar did not provide a reason for the Uro-Jet shortage.
    • Sagent has Glydo syringes available.

Available Products

    • Glydo topical jelly, Sagent, 2%, 11 mL syringe, 10 count, NDC 25021-0673-77
    • Glydo topical jelly, Sagent, 2%, 6 mL syringe, 10 count, NDC 25021-0673-76

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has lidocaine 2% jelly 5 mL and 30 mL tubes on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Amphastar has Uro-Jet syringes on intermittent back order and the company is releasing supplies as they become available.

Updated

Updated July 15, 2022 by Elyse MacDonald, PharmD, MS, BCPS. Created June 10, 2022 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2022, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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