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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Prednisolone Acetate 1% Ophthalmic Suspension
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 03/15/2019
»Therapeutic Categories: Ophthalmology

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Allergan (Revised 04/11/2019)

Company Contact Information:
800-678-1605

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
5 mL in 10 mL bottle (Pred Forte) (NDC 11980-180-05) Available
10 mL in 15 mL bottle (Pred Forte) (NDC 11980-180-10) Available
10 mL in 15 mL bottle (NDC 60758-119-10) Available Pacific Pharma distributed for Allergan
15 mL in 15 mL bottle (NDC 60758-119-15) Available Pacific Pharma distributed for Allergan
15 mL in 15 mL bottle (Pred Forte) (NDC 11980-180-15) Available
5 mL in 10 mL bottle (NDC 60758-119-05) Available Pacific Pharma distributed for Allergan

Novartis (New 03/15/2019)

Company Contact Information:
888-669-6682

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Prednisolone Acetate Suspension 1% 5mL in 1 bottle (NDC 61314-637-05) Availability at wholesalers: Limited quantities available Estimated Shortage Duration: May 31, 2019 Delay in shipping of the drug
Prednisolone Acetate Suspension 1% 10mL in 1 bottle (NDC 61314-637-10) Available
Prednisolone Acetate Suspension 1% 15mL in 1 bottle (NDC 61314-637-15) Availability at wholesalers: None Estimated Shortage Duration: May 31, 2019 Delay in shipping of the drug

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