Shortage Start: November 10, 2022
Shortage Resolved: Resolved early February 2023
- Amoxicillin suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL
- Amoxicillin tablets are not affected and remain available to use.
The Northern Light Bug-Drug Guide provides alternative therapeutic recommendations in pediatrics for bacterial pharyngitis, acute otitis media, and pneumonia. Questions regarding the Northern Light Bug-Drug guidelines or antimicrobial therapies can be submitted to your local Antimicrobial Stewardship Team (See your local stewardship contacts here) or submitted to the System Antimicrobial Stewardship Specialist:
Kelly Sawyer, PharmD, BCIDP
This shortage is resolved as there is now adequate supply of amoxicillin suspension.