Hello I know this may be a dumb question but I would like to search for a drug by the NDC like this https://api.fda.gov/drug/ndc.json?search=product_ndc:"54868-4517"&limit=100 but I get a

error: {
code: "NOT_FOUND",
message: "No matches found!"

as the result. Would love any suggestions with this thank you.

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Your query is syntactically correct; there are simply no matches in the NDC directory itself. Using the example you provided, 54868-4517 appears to match ADVAIR DISKUS- fluticasone propionate and salmeterol powder, which has been inactivated by the FDA:

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