Animal & Veterinary

Current Drug Shortages

This page contains up-to-date information on current shortages of medically necessary veterinary products.

When drug shortages involve medically necessary veterinary products, it is FDA’s policy to help prevent or alleviate them. FDA works with drug manufacturers in the U.S. and, when necessary, other countries, to find ways to resolve these shortages. FDA does not have the authority to require a company to make any product, even if it is medically necessary.

Date Product Company Information Reason
(updated)
8/1/2013
Adequan I.A.; Adequan I.M.; Adequan Canine Luitpold Pharmaceuticals Inc.

http://www.adequan.com/index.aspxdisclaimer icon

Manufacture delay
11/28/2011 Atropine Sulfate Sparhawk Laboratories, Inc.
http://www.sparhawklabs.comdisclaimer icon
Customer Service – 800-255-6368
Limited supply has been made available for distribution.
Manufacture delay
11/10/2010 Epinephrine RVX distributed by Teva
http://www.tevapharm.comdisclaimer icon
Discontinued distribution
3/14/2010 Immiticide (melarsomine dihydrochloride) Merial Limited
http://us.merial.com/disclaimer icon
678-638-3000
Manufacturer site delay

 

Additional Drug Shortage Information

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