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FDA Drug Shortages

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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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 Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride (Focalin) Tablet

 Status: Currently in Shortage

 » Date first reported: 02/13/2014
 » Therapeutic Categories: Pediatric; Psychiatry

Novartis (Revised 04/30/2014)

Company Contact Information:
888-669-6682

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Focalin 10mg Tablet (NDC 0078-0382-05) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
Focalin 2.5 mg tablet (NDC 0078-0380-05) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory Demand increase for the drug
Focalin 10mg tablet (NDC 0078-0382-05) Available Please check with your wholesaler for inventory Demand increase for the drug
Focalin 5mg tablet (NDC 0078-0381-05) Available Please check with your wholesaler for inventory Demand increase for the drug

Teva Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 10/06/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-545-8800

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2.5 tablet; 100 count bottle (NDC 0093-5275-01) Available Shortage of an active ingredient
5 mg tablet; 100 count bottle (NDC 0093-5276-01) Available Shortage of an active ingredient
10 mg tablet; 100 count bottle (NDC 0093-5277-01) Available Shortage of an active ingredient
40 mg ER Capsule; 100 count bottle (NDC 0093-5562-01) Available Shortage of an active ingredient
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