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Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 03/31/2020
»Therapeutic Categories: Anti-Infective; Other; Rheumatology

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Alkaloida Chemical Co. Zrt. (New 03/31/2020)

Company Contact Information:
800-818-4555

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 57664-761-88); 500 count bottle (NDC 57664-761-13) Limited availability Distributed by Sun Pharmaceuticals Delay in shipping of the drug
200 mg, 500 count bottle (NDC 57664-761-13) Limited availability Distributed by Sun Pharmaceutical Delay in shipping of the drug

Amneal Pharmaceutical (Reverified 05/19/2020)

Company Contact Information:
866-525-7270

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 69238-1544-1) Available From Amneal: the following pharmacy will confirm that the product has been prescribed for an FDA approved use before filling any prescriptions, Health Warehouse.com, Inc., 800-748-7001, and the landing page for referral is:

Health Warehouse Website


Company Statement on Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate

Appco Pharma LLC (Reverified 05/19/2020)

Company Contact Information:
855-672-7726

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 43598-721-01); 500 count bottle (NDC 43598-721-05) Limited supply subject to allocation; duration to be determined Distributed by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc. Please contact Dr. Reddy’s at 1-866-733-3952.

Concordia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Revised 05/27/2020)

Company Contact Information:
877-370-1142

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 66993-057-02); 500 count bottle (NDC 66993-057-04) Available Distributed by Prasco Laboratories. Contact information: 866-525-0688
Plaquenil 200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 59212-562-10) Available

Laurus Labs Limited (Reverified 05/19/2020)

Company Contact Information:
833-352-8787

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC42385-927-01); 500 count bottle (NDC 42385-927-05) Available Distributed by Rising Pharmaceuticals. Please contact Rising at 201-961-9000.

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Reverified 05/19/2020)

Company Contact Information:
800-796-9526

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 0378-0373-01) Available Product Distributed to: McKesson (972-446-4800), Amerisource Bergen (610-727-7000), Cardinal (614-757-5000)

Sandoz (Reverified 05/15/2020)

Company Contact Information:
800-525-8747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 0781-5994-01); 500 count bottle (NDC 0781-5994-05) Available Sandoz is currently providing product for existing customers. Additionally, Sandoz has donated product for COVID-19 related activities. Refer to the following website for details: https://www.sandoz.com/news/media-releases/novartis-commits-donate-130-million-doses-hydroxychloroquine-support-global
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 16714-753-01) Limited supply subject to allocation Northstar Rx label. Distributed by McKesson (972-446-4800). Demand increase for the drug

Teva Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 05/19/2020)

Company Contact Information:
800-545-8800

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg, 500 count bottle (NDC 0591-3041-05) Limited supply subject to allocation; duration to be determined Distributed by Actavis Pharma (Teva) Demand increase for the drug
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 0591-3041-01) Limited supply subject to allocation; duration to be determined Distributed by Actavis Pharma (Teva) Demand increase for the drug

Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. (Reverified 05/13/2020)

Company Contact Information:
877-993-8779

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 68382-096-01); 500 count bottle (NDC 68382-096-05) Product is on allocation to committed customers. Shipping to historical demand based on previous customer purchase history Large increase in demand - hospital/clinical support Demand increase for the drug
200 mg, 100 count bottle (NDC 16714-110-01) Limited supply subject to allocation; duration to be determined Northstar Rx label. Distributed by McKesson (972-446-4800). Demand increase for the drug

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