FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Zinc Acetate Capsules
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 12/15/2020
»Therapeutic Categories: Other; Pediatric

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Teva Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 02/22/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-545-8800

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
25 mg, bottle of 250 (NDC 57844-215-52) Unavailable Anticipated recovery by May 2021. http://www.galzin.com/galzin.pdf Other
50 mg, bottle of 250 (NDC 57844-208-52) Limited short-dated stock available until early March 2021 Anticipated recovery by May 2021. http://www.galzin.com/galzin.pdf Other
25 mg zinc acetate dihydrate capsules, bottle of 250 (NDC 57844-376-25) Available Teva is coordinating with the FDA to make available in the U.S, the non-FDA approved pharmaceutically equivalent alternative drug, WILZIN® (zinc acetate dihydrate) 25 mg capsules. To place an order, please contact Teva at 1-888-838-2872.

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