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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Levetiracetam Immediate-Release Oral Tablets, USP
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 04/01/2019
»Therapeutic Categories: Neurology

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Aurobindo Pharma (Reverified 12/13/2019)

Company Contact Information:
866-850-2876

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
250mg, 120 count (NDC 65862024508) Available
500mg , 120 count (NDC 65862024608) Available
1000mg, 60 count (NDC 65862031560) Available
750mg, 120 count (NDC 65862024708) Available

Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc. (New 04/02/2019)

Company Contact Information:
732-529-0430

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
250mg, 120 count (NDC 31722053612) Available
250mg, 500 count (NDC 31722053605) Available
500mg, 120 count (NDC 31722053712) Available
500mg, 500 count (NDC 31722053705) Available
750mg, 120 count (NDC 31722053812) Available
750mg, 500 count (NDC 31722053805) Available

Lupin (New 04/02/2019)

Company Contact Information:
866-587-4617

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Levetiracetam Tablets, 250 mg – 90 Count Bottes (68180-112-09) Available
Levetiracetam Tablets, 250 mg – 120 Count Bottes (68180-112-16) Available
Levetiracetam Tablets, 250 mg – 500 Count Bottes (68180-112-02) Available
Levetiracetam Tablets, 500 mg – 90 Count Bottes (68180-113-09) Available
Levetiracetam Tablets, 750 mg – 90 Count Bottes (68180-114-09) Available
Levetiracetam Tablets, 750 mg – 500 Count Bottes (68180-114-02) Available
Levetiracetam Tablets, 500 mg – 120 Count Bottes (68180-113-16) Will remain on backorder for few months Due to shortage, API is being allocated between the different strengths Shortage of active Ingredient
Levetiracetam Tablets, 500 mg – 500 Count Bottes (68180-113-02) Will remain on backorder for few months Due to shortage, API is being allocated between the different strengths Shortage of active Ingredient
Levetiracetam Tablets, 750 mg – 120 Count Bottes (68180-114-16) Will remain on backorder for few months Due to shortage, API is being allocated between the different strengths Shortage of active Ingredient
Levetiracetam Tablets, 1000 mg – 60 Count Bottes (68180-115-07) Will remain on backorder for few months Due to shortage, API is being allocated between the different strengths Shortage of active Ingredient

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Revised 11/26/2019)

Company Contact Information:
1-800-796-9526

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Levetiracetam Tablets, 250 mg, 120 count (NDC 0378-5613-78) Unavailable, recovery in January 2020 Shortage of active ingredient
Levetiracetam Tablets, 250 mg, 500 count (NDC 0378-5613-05) Unavailable, recovery in January 2020 Shortage of active ingredient
Levetiracetam Tablets, 500 mg, 500 count (NDC 0378-5615-05) Unavailable, recovery in January 2020 Shortage of active ingredient
Levetiracetam Tablets, 500 mg, 120 count (NDC 0378-5615-78) Available Shortage of active ingredient
Levetiracetam Tablets, 750 mg, 120 count (NDC 0378-5617-78) Available Shortage of active ingredient
Levetiracetam Tablets, 750 mg, 500 count (NDC 0378-5617-05) Available Shortage of active ingredient
Levetiracetam Tablets, 1000 mg, 60 count (NDC 0378-5619-91) Available Shortage of active ingredient

Solco Healthcare US, LLC (Reverified 12/11/2019)

Company Contact Information:
866-931-9829

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Levetiracetam Tablets, 250mg – 120’s (NDC 43547-0221-15) Long-term backorder for all skus. No estimated release date at this time.
Levetiracetam Tablets, 500mg – 120’s (NDC 43547-0222-15) Long-term backorder for all skus. No estimated release date at this time.
Levetiracetam Tablets, 500mg – 1000’s (NDC 43547-0222-11) Long-term backorder for all skus. No estimated release date at this time.
Levetiracetam Tablets, 750mg – 120’s (NDC 43547-0223-15) Long-term backorder for all skus. No estimated release date at this time.
Levetiracetam Tablets, 1000mg – 60’s (NDC 43547-0224-06) Long-term backorder for all skus. No estimated release date at this time.

Torrent Pharma Inc. (Revised 12/13/2019)

Company Contact Information:
888-544-2299 option 4

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
250mg, 120 count bottle (NDC 13668-014-12) Available
500mg, 120 count bottle (NDC 13668-015-12) Available
750 mg, 120 count bottle (NDC 13668-016-12) Available
750 mg, 500 count bottle (NDC 13668-016-05) Available
1000 mg, 60 count bottle (NDC 13668-017-60) Available Shortage of Active Ingredient

UCB Inc. (Reverified 12/03/2019)

Company Contact Information:
919-767-3210

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
250MG, (NDC 50474-594-40) Available
500MG, (NDC 50474-595-40) Available
750MG, (NDC 50474-596-40) Available
1000MG, (NDC 50474-597-66) Available

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