FDA Psychiatric Medication Shortages (April 2019)

Following Psychiatric medications are CURRENTLY IN SHORTAGE:

(1) Buspirone

(2) Diazepam Injection

(3) Diphenhydramine Injection

(4) Flurazepam Hydrochloride Capsules

(5) Fluvoxamine ER Capsules

(6) Haloperidol Tablets

(7) Hydroxyzine Pamoate Oral Capsules

(8) Lorazepam Injection

(9) Methylphenidate Hydrochloride (QUILLICHEW ER) Extended-Release Chewable Tablets

(10) Methylphenidate Hydrochloride (QUILLIVANT XR) for Extended-Release Oral Suspension

(11) Thioridazine Hydrochloride Tablets

(12) Thiothixene Capsules

(13) Trifluoperazine Hydrochloride Tablets

Following psychiatric medications SHORTAGE IS RESOLVED:

(1) Amoxapine

(2) Zolpidem Tartrate (Edluar) Sublingual Tablets


Use this FDA link for information regarding medications shortage status:

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/drugshortages/default.cfm


Post by: Dr. Harvinder Singh, M.D. (Admin & Course Instructor)


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