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Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 05/29/2020
»Therapeutic Categories: Ophthalmology

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals (New 12/01/2020)

Company Contact Information:
908-393-9604

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Timolol GFS 0.25 % - 5 mL fill (NDC 62332-545-05) Available
Timolol GFS 0.5 % - 5 mL fill (NDC 62332-546-05) Available

Bausch Health Americas, Inc. (New 05/29/2020)

Company Contact Information:
800-321-4576

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
TIMOPTIC-XE®, 0.25% timolol equivalent gel forming solution, 5 mL in a 7.5 mL bottle (NDC 24208-814-25) New lots TIMOPTIC-XE® of 0.25% solution available not sooner than January 2021, conditional to manufacturing capacity. Product is on back order due to manufacturing interruptions; capacity impacted due to COVID-19 Pandemic Other
TIMOPTIC-XE®, 0.5% timolol equivalent, gel forming solution 5 mL in a 7.5 mL bottle (NDC 24208-816-05) New lots TIMOPTIC-XE® of 0.5% solution available not sooner than January 2021, conditional to manufacturing capacity. Product is on back order due to manufacturing interruptions; capacity impacted due to COVID-19 Pandemic Other
Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution, 0.25% timolol gel forming solution, 5 mL in a 7.5 mL bottle (NDC 24208-818-25) New lots of 0.25% solution available not sooner than January 2021, conditional to manufacturing capacity Product is on back order due to manufacturing interruptions; capacity impacted due to COVID-19 Pandemic Other
Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution, equivalent and 0.5%, 5 mL in a 7.5 mL bottle (NDC 24208-819-05) New lots of 0.5% solution available not sooner than January 2021, conditional to manufacturing capacity. Product is on back order due to manufacturing interruptions; capacity impacted due to COVID-19 Pandemic Other

Sandoz (Reverified 12/02/2020)

Company Contact Information:
800-525-8747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution 0.5%, 5 mL bottle (NDC 61314-225-05) Supply not available Shortage of an active ingredient
Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Gel Forming Solution 0.25% 5 mL bottle (NDC 61314-224-05) Limited Short dated material available Shortage of an active ingredient

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