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Current Drug Shortages A - D

 

The majority of information in this section is provided to FDA by manufacturers. Communication between FDA and the public is an essential component of preventing and mitigating drug shortages. To ensure that the information in this section is current, FDA appreciates all information and updates about shortages provided by manufacturers. We post information about shortages as soon as we receive it from the manufacturers.  To report information about shortages or supply issues, manufacturers can send updates to drugshortages@fda.hhs.gov.  Healthcare professionals and patients are also encouraged to notify us of shortages at drugshortages@fda.hhs.gov.

*Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) of 2012

**Listed by Generic name or Active Ingredient**

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Amikacin Sulfate Injection

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Teva Pharmaceuticals
1-800-545-8800


 
250 mg/mL 2 mL vials (NDC 00703-9032-03)
Available
Product is available and shipping.
Demand increase for the drug.
Revised
3/26/2014
250 mg/mL 4 mL vials (NDC 00703-9040-03)
Bedford Customer Service
1-800-562-4797



 
250 mg/mL, 2 mL vials (NDC 55390-0226-02)
Available
Check Wholesaler for inventory.
Other
Reverified 4/7/2014
250 mg/mL, 4 mL vials (NDC 55390-0226-04)
UnavailableShortage: Pending Manufacturing Change or Addition. Availability of products is updated on the Bedford Laboratories website.
Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Customer Service
1-866-901-3784

 
250 mg/mL:
2 mL vials, package of 10
(NDC 23155-290-41)
 
Available from March 2014 
 
Expected new launch
Other
New 
1/15/2014
250 mg/mL:
4 mL vials, package of 10 (NDC 23155-290-42)
 

   

Ammonium Chloride Injection (Initial Posting Date 3/8/2013)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated

Hospira, Inc.  Customer Service:
1-877-946-7747

5 mEq/mL; 20 mL vial

(NDC 0409-6043-01)

 

Next delivery 3Q 2014
Estimated recovery: 3Q 2014

Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory.

Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay

OtherReverified 4/13/2014

 

Atropine Sulfate Injection

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Customer Service:
1-800-423-4136

0.1 mg/mL, 10 mL, Luer-Jet Prefilled Syringe

 

NDC 76329-3339-1

(old NDC 00548-3339-00) 

Available OtherReverified 3/10/2014
Hospira, Inc.
Customer Service:
1-877-946-7747
0.1 mg/mL; 10 mL Ansyr syringe
(NDC 0409-1630-10)
Next delivery TBD
Estimated recovery TBD

Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. 

Shortage per Manufacturer:
Manufacturing delay/Available
 

Other

Reverified
4/13/2014

0.05 mg/mL; 5 mL Ansyr syringe
(NDC 0409-9630-05)
Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD
0.1 mg/mL; 5 mL Lifeshield syringe
(NDC 0409-4910-34)

Available

0.1 mg/mL; 10 mL Lifeshield syringe
(NDC 0409-4911-34)

Available

American Regent/Luitpold
1-800-645-1706

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.4 mg/mL, 0.5 mL ampule, package of 25
(NDC 00517-0805-25)

Unavailable -
No product available for release. No plan to manufacture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Regent/Luitpold has discontinued manufacturing the ampules.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delay in shipping of the drug.
Demand increase for the drug.
 

 

Reverified
4/7/2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, package of 25 (NDC 00517-0101-25)

Unavailable - Product on backorder and will be made available as it is released.American Regent is currently not releasing Atropine Sulfate Injection 0.4 mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial or 1mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial.
0.4 mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial, package of 25
(NDC 00517-0401-25)
1 mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial, package of 25
(NDC 00517-1010-25)

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals
Customer Service:
1-800-631-2174

 

 

 


 

0.4 mg/mL, 20 mL vial
(NDC 0641-6006-10)

 

West-Ward currently has a backorder situation and has accelerated production to meet increased demand.

Lots are anticipated to be manufactured and available in April 2014.
 

Lots scheduled for manufacturing will resolve backorder situation.  Product will be made available as it is released.

 

Demand increase for the drug.

Revised
3/30/2014

 

 

 

Barium Sulfate for Suspension (Initial posting-10/12/2012)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Bracco Diagnostics
Customer Service:
1-800-631-5245
LIQUID E-Z-PAQUE BARIUM SULFATE SUSPENSION (60% w/v, 41% w/w),(NDC 32909-186-01)

This product is still on shortage

 


 
Shortage of an active ingredient.
 

Reverified 4/7/2014

ENTERO-H
BARIUM SULFATE SUSPENSION
(80% w/v, 49% w/w) (NDC 32909-147-01)

Not yet available. Duration uncertain.

Demand increase for the drug
LIQUID POLIBAR
BARIUM SULFATE SUSPENSION
(100% w/v, 56% w/w) (NDC 32909-164-01)
 

Not yet available. Duration uncertain.

Demand increase for the drug 

 

Bumetanide Injection (Initial posting-6/21/12)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Hospira Inc. Customer Service:
1-877-946-7747
0.25mg/mL; 4mL
(NDC 0409-1412-04)

Next delivery
April 2014

Estimated Recovery
2Q 2014

Drug product allocated to direct orders 

Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing delay

Other

Reverified 4/13/2014
0.25mg/mL; 10mL vial
(NDC 0409-1412-10)

Next delivery April 2014

Estimated Recovery
2Q 2014
 

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals
Customer Service:
1-800-631-2174
0.25 mg/mL, 10 mL vial
(NDC 0641-6007-10)

West-Ward currently has limited quantities available in the 10 mL vial presentation.
 

West-Ward has accelerated production on this product. 

West-Ward is anticipating having additional product available for both presentations by the end of April 2014.

 

Product will be made available as it is released.
 

Demand increase for the drug.Revised 3/30/2014
0.25mg/mL, 4mL vial
(NDC 00641-6008-10)
Bedford
Customer Service:
1-800-562-4797
0.25mg/mL, 2 mL vial (NDC 55390-0500-02)UnavailableShortage: Pending Manufacturing Change or Addition. Availability of products are updated on the Bedford Laboratories website.OtherReverified 4/7/2014 
0.25mg/mL, 4 mL vial (NDC 55390-0500-05)
0.25mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 55390-0500-10)

 

Bupivacaine Hydrochloride (Marcaine, Sensorcaine) Injection

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated

Fresenius Kabi, USA
(Formerly APP Pharmaceuticals, LLC)
1-888-386-1300

0.25%; 50 mL, MDV (NDC# 63323-465-57)

Backorder. Next release anticipated April 2014.

Shortage per Manufacturer: Increased demand 

 

Fresenius Kabi has increased manufacturing in response to the increased demand and is releasing product as it becomes becomes available. Please continue to check wholesalers

Demand increase for the drug.Revised 4/8/2014 
0.5%;  50 mL, MDV (NDC# 63323-467-57)Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.
0.25%; 10 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-464-17)Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.
0.25%; 30 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-464-37)Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.
0.25%; 30 mL, SDV, Steripak, MPF (NDC# 63323-464-31) Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.
0.5%; 10 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-466-17)Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.
0.5%; 30 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-466-37)Backordered. Next release anticipated mid May 2014. Check wholesalers for inventory.

0.5%; 30 mL, SDV, Steripak, MPF (NDC# 63323-466-31)

Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.

0.75%; 10 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-472-17)

Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.

0.75%; 30 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-472-37)
 

Backordered. Next release anticipated May 2014

0.25%  w/EPI; 50 mL, MDV (NDC# 63323-461-57) Backordered. Next release anticipated May 2014 Check wholesalers for inventory.
0.5% w/EPI; 50 mL, MDV (NDC# 63323-463-57)
 
Backordered.  Next release anticipated May 2014. Check wholesalers for inventory.
0.25% w/EPI; 10 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-468-17)
 
Backordered.  Next release anticipated April 2014.
0.25% w/EPI; 30mL, SDV MPF (NDC# 63323-468-37) Backordered.  Next release anticipated May 2014.
0.5% w/EPI; 10 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-462-17) Backordered.  Next release anticipated April 2014.
0.5% w/EPI; 30 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-462-37) Backordered.  Next release anticipated April 2014.
0.5% w/EPI; 30 mL, SDV, Steripak, MPF (NDC# 63323-462-31) Backordered.  Next release anticipated May 2014.
0.75% w/EPI; 30 mL, SDV, MPF (NDC# 63323-460-37) Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.

Hospira, Inc.
Customer Service
1-877-946-7747

0.25%; 30 mL amp
(NDC 0409-1158-01) 

Available 


Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory.

 

NDC 0409-7600-01: Production temporarily suspended due to other production priorities.

 

Shortage per Manufacturer: manufacturing delay/Available 

OtherRevised 4/13/2014 
0.25%; 10 mL vial
(NDC 0409-1159-01)

Available

0.25%; 30 mL vial
(NDC 0409-1159-02)

Available

0.25%; 50 mL vial
(NDC 0409-1160-01)
Available
0.5%; 30 mL amp
(NDC 0409-1161-01)
Available
0.5%; 10 mL vial
(NDC 0409-1162-02)
 

Available

0.5%; 10 mL vial
(NDC 0409-1162-01)

Available

0.5%; 50 mL vial
(NDC 0409-1163-01)

Available

0.75%; 10 mL vial
(NDC 0409-1165-01)

Available

0.75%; 30 mL vial
(NDC 0409-1165-02)

Available

0.75% in Dex 8.25%; 2mL amp (NDC 0409-3613-01)

Available

0.5% w/epi 1:200,000; Carpules (NDC 0409-7600-01)

Next delivery TBD

0.25% w/epi 1:200,000; 10 mL vial
(NDC 0409-9042-01)

Next delivery April 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014

0.25% w/epi 1:200,000; 30 mL vial(NDC 0409-9042-17)Next delivery April 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014
0.25% w/epi 1:200,000; 50 mL (NDC 0409-9043-01)

Next delivery May 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014

0.5% w/epi 1:200,000; 10 mL (NDC 0409-9045-01)

Next delivery April 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014

0.5% w/epi 1:200,000; 30 mL (NDC 0409-9045-17)
 

Next delivery April 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014 

0.5% w/epi 1:200,000; 50 mL (NDC 0409-9046-01)

Next delivery April 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014

50 mg/20 mL Sterile pack amp (NDC 0409-4272-01)

Limited Supply Available

100mg/20mL Sterile pack amp (NDC 0409-4273-01)

Available

Marcaine 0.75% (Bup HCl Inj); 10mL vial (NDC 0409-1582-10)

Available

Marcaine 0.25% (Bup HCl Inj) w/Epi 1:200,000: 10mL vial (NDC 0409-1746-10) Next delivery May 2014
Estimated recovery 3Q 2014
Marcaine 0.25% (Bup HCl Inj) w/Epi 1:200,000: 30mL vial (NDC 0409-1746-30) Next delivery April 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014
Marcaine 0.25% (Bup HCl Inj) w/Epi 1:200,000; 50mL vial (NDC 0409-1752-50) Next delivery April 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014
Marcaine 0.25% (Bup HCl Inj);10mL vial (NDC 0409-1559-10) Available
Marcaine 0.5% (Bup HCl Inj); 10mL vial (NDC 0409-1560-10) Available
Marcaine 0.5% (Bup HCl Inj) w/Epi 1:200,000: 10mL vial (NDC 0409-1749-10) Available
Marcaine 0.5% (Bup HCl Inj) w/Epi 1:200,000: 30mL vial (NDC 0409-1749-29) Next delivery April 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014
Marcaine 0.5% (Bup HCl Inj) w/Epi 1:200,000: 50mL vial (NDC 0409-1755-50) Available
Marcaine 0.5% (Bup HCl Inj) w/Epi 1:200,000: 50mL vial (0409-1610-50)Available

AuroMedics Pharma LLC (mfd. by Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.

Customer Service:
(732) 839-9400

0.25%, 10 mL SDV
(NDC 55150-167-10)
 
AvailableAll presentations are are available Product is avaialbleReverified
3/18/2014
0.25%, 30 mL SDV
(NDC 55150-168-30)
 
0.5%, 10 mL SDV
(NDC 55150-169-10)
 
0.5%, 30 mL SDV
(NDC 55150-170-30)
0.75%, 10 mL SDV
(NDC 55150-171-10)
 
0.75%, 30 mL SDV
(NDC 55150-172-30)

 

 

Caffeine, anhydrous (125 mg/mL) and Sodium benzoate (125 mg/mL)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
American Regent/Luitpold:
1-800-645-1706
2 mL single-dose vial, package of 10 (NDC 00517-2502-10)Unavailable - No product available for release. No plan to manufactureAmerican Regent is currently not releasing Caffeine and Sodium Benzoate Injection
 
 OtherReverified
4/7/2014

 

Caffeine and Ergotamine Tartrate Tablet (Cafergot) (Initial Posting-3/8/2012)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Sandoz Customer Service:
1-609-627-8500
100 mg caffeine/ 1 mg ergotamine tartrate; 100 count bottle (NDC 00781-5405-01Product re-introduced and available. Shortage of an active ingredient.Revised 4/8/2014

 

Calcium Chloride Injection (Initial Posting 12/13/2012)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Hospira Inc. Customer Service:
1-877-946-7747
100 mg/mL; 10 mL Abboject
(NDC 0409-4928-34)

Available

Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory.
Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing delay/Available

OtherReverified 4/13/2014
100 mg/mL; 10 mL Ansyr
(NDC 0409-1631-10)

Next delivery TBD
Estimated recovery TBD
 

American Regent/Luitpold
1-800-645-1706
10 mL single-dose vial, package of 25 (NDC 00517-2710-25)
 
Unavailable - No product available for release. No plan to manufacture.

American Regent is currently not releasing Calcium Chloride Injection.
 

OtherReverified 4/7/2014
Amneal-Agila LLC Customer Service:
1-866-525-7270

10% w/v
(100mg/mL-10mL) (NDC 53150-697-01) 

Amneal-Agila LLC will regularly release products. 

No supply issue anticipated.


Amneal-Agila LLC in conjunction with FDA has initiate temporary importation of CaCl injection into the US market to address this shortage.  Please see the Dear Healthcare Professional Letter (PDF - 28KB) and Comparison Package (PDF - 49KB) for information about supplies that are now available.

OtherReverified 10/25/2013
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Customer Service:
1-800-423-4136

10%, 10mL Luer-Jet Prefilled Syringe

 

NDC 76329-3304-1

(old NDC 0548-3304-00)
 

Available N/AReverified
3/10/2014

 

 

Calcium Gluconate Injection (Initial Posting 1/10/2013)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
American Regent/Luitpold:
1-800-645-1706
 

USP 10%
50 mL vial

Calcium
(0.465 mEq/mL), Preservative Free (NDC 0517-3950-25)

Unavailable - No product available for release. No plan to manufacture.

American Regent is currently not releasing Calcium Gluconate 50 mL vials.  

 

Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay.


 

Other

Reverified 4/7/2014
 

USP 10%
100 mL vial

Calcium
(0.465 mEq/mL), Preservative Free (NDC 0517-3900-25)

 

Unavailable - Product on backorder and will be made available as it is released.
Delay in shipping of the drug.
Demand increase for the drug.

Fresenius Kabi, USA
(Formerly APP Pharmaceuticals, LLC)
1-888-386-1300

 
10%
10 mL vial
 
Calcium
(0.465 mEq/mL),
Preservative Free
1 g/ 10 mL, SDV (NDC 63323-311-10)
Available. Check wholesalers for inventory.

 

Demand increase for the drug.
 
Reverified 4/8/2014
 
10%
50 mL vial
 
Calcium
(0.465 mEq/mL),
Preservative Free
5 g/ 50 mL, SDV (NDC 63323-311-50) 
Available. Check wholesalers for inventory. 
Backordered
Next delivery anticipated April 2014. Check wholesalers for inventory..

 

10%
100 mL vial
 
Calcium
(0.465 mEq/mL),
Preservative Free
10 g/ 100 mL, PBP (NDC 63323-311-61) 

 

Cefazolin Injection (Initial Posting Date 3/31/2014)

Company

Product

Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration

Related Information

Shortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*

Date Updated

Apotex Corporation
1-800-706-5575

1gm; (25 Vials) (NDC 60505-0749-5)

Currently available but on back order 

 

Requirements related to complying with good manufacturing practices

 

1gm; (25 Vials)(NDC 60505-6093-5)

 10 gm; (10 Vials) (NDC 60505-0769-0)

10 gm; (10 Vials) (NDC 60505-6094-0)

B. Braun Medical Inc.
1-800-227-2862

2 g Cefazolin (NDC 0264-3105-11)

Product available

Shortage anticipated for 4 - 6 months

 

Demand increase for the drug

 

1 g Cefazolin NDC (NDC 0264-3103-11)

Baxter
1-888-229-0001

USP 1 g/50 mL (NDC 0338-3503-41)

Available

 

Demand increase for the drug.

 

Sagent Pharmaceuticals
1-866-625-1618

500mg 10mL vial, (NDC 25021-100-10)

Backordered, Next shipment end of May

Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delays

Delay in shipping of the drug.
Demand increase for the drug

Reverified
4/14/2014 

1g 10mL vial, (NDC 25021-101-10)

Fresenius Kabi, USA (Formerly APP Pharmaceuticals, LLC)
1-888-386-1300

500 mg / single dose vial (NDC 63323-0236-10)

Backordered.  Next release anticipated June 2014.

 

Demand increase for the drug

 

Reverified
4/8/2014

1 g / single dose vial (NDC 63323-0237-10)

Backordered.  Next release anticipated June 2014.

10 g / PBP (NDC 63323-0238-61)

Backordered.  Next release anticipated June 2014.

20 g / PBP (NDC 63323-0446-66)

Backordered.  Next release anticipated Q4 -2014.

Hospira, Inc.
1-877-946-7747

1 g; vial (NDC 0409-0805-01)

Next delivery: TBD

Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. 

Shortage of Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay for vial and PBP; increased demand for Add-Vantage.

Demand increase for the drug.

Reverified
4/13/2014

10 g; Pharmacy Bulk Package (NDC 0409-0806-01)

Next delivery:  TBD

1 g; Add-Vantage vial (NDC 0409-2585-01)

Next delivery:  April
Estimated recovery:  2Q

WG Critical Care
1-888-493-0861

500mg vial (NDC 44567-0706-25)

Product is on backorder, please check wholesaler inventories.

Product continues to be manufactured and released to wholesalers.

Demand increase for the drug.

 

1g vial (NDC 44567-0707-25)

Available at the wholesalers.

10g vial (NDC 44567-0708-10)

Product is on backorder, please check wholesaler inventories.

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals
1-800-631-2174

Pending

Pending information

 

 

 

Sandoz, Inc. Customer Service
1-800-525-8747

500 mg (NDC 00781-9338-95)

Product on short term back order

 

Other 

Revised
4/8/2014 

500 mg (NDC 00781-3450-95)
1g (NDC 00781-3451-96)
10g (NDC 00781-3452-95)

 

Chloramphenicol Sodium Succinate Injection (Initial Posting Date 1/7/2014)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Fresenius Kabi, USA
(Formerly APP Pharmaceuticals, LLC) :
1-888-386-1300
EQ 1GM base/vial
(NDC 63323-0011-15)
Estimated recovery: TBD

Shortage per Manufacturer:  Long term supplier interruption due to API

Shortage of an active ingredient.Reverified 4/8/2014

 

Chromic Chloride Injection

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Hospira, Inc.
Customer Service
1-877-946-7747
4 mcg/mL; 10 mL vial
(NDC 0409-4093-01)

Next delivery mid April 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014

Shortage per Manufacturer: 
 
Manufacturing delay.

Other

Reverified
4/13/2014

American Regent/Luitpold
1-800-645-1706
4 mcg/mL; 10 mL vial, 25s (NDC 00517-6310-25)Unavailable - No product available for release. No plan to manufacture.

American Regent is currently not releasing Chromic Chloride Injection

OtherReverified 4/7/2014

 

Cidofovir Injection (Initial posting– 2/15/2013)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated

Heritage Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

1-866-901-1230

375 mg/5 mL vial (NDC 2315-5216-31)
 

Available

 

Other Reverified 4/10/2014 

Mylan Institutional

1-888-258-4199

375 mg/5 mL vial

(NDC 67457-210-05)

Available Demand increase for the drugReverified 4/1/2014
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Gilead Medical Information (1-800-445-3235) [Option 2], Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

VISTIDE (cidofovir injection) 75 mg/mL for intravenous infusion, is supplied as a non-preserved solution in single-use clear glass vials as follows:
375 mg in a 5 mL vial in a single-unit carton (NDC 61958-0101-1)
 

Currently unavailable. Shortage duration unknown at this time, but further updates anticipated
 

Gilead Sciences, Inc. issued a recall for Vistide (cidofovir injection) on February 7, 2013 (NDC 61958-0101-1; Lot # B120217A).  Information concerning this recall can be found at: Dear Customer Letter disclaimer icon

Requirements related to complying with good manufacturing practices
 
Reverified 3/24/2014

 

 Clindamycin phosphate (Cleocin) Injection (Initial posting– 10/2/2013)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated

Akorn Pharmaceuticals

1-800-932-5676

300 mg / 50 mL

Pre-mix Vial

NDC 17478-0120-50
Readily AvailableN/AOther

Reverified 4/16/2014

600 mg / 50 mL Pre-mix Vial

NDC 17478-0121-50
Readily Available

900 mg / 50 mL

Pre-mix Vial

NDC 17478-0122-50
Readily Available

Hospira, Inc. 

Customer Service: 1-877-946-7747
 

150 mg/mL; 2 mL vial

(NDC 0409-4050-01)

Next delivery May 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014

Shortage of Manufacturer:  Manufacturing delay;

Available.

Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. 
OtherRevised 4/13/2014

150 mg/mL; 4 mL vial

(NDC 0409-4051-01)
Next delivery June 2014
Estimated recovery 2Q 2014

150 mg/mL; 6 mL vial

(NDC 0409-4052-01)

Available

150 mg/mL; 2 mL Add-Vantage vial

(NDC 0409-4053-03)
Available

150 mg/mL; 4 mL Add-Vantage vial

(NDC 0409-4054-03)

Available

150 mg/mL; 6 mL Add-Vantage vial

(NDC 0409-4055-03)

Available

150 mg/mL; 60 mL Pharmacy Bulk Pack

(NDC 0409-4197-01)

Next delivery April 2014.

Estimated recovery 2Q 2014.

Fresenius Kabi, USA
(Formerly APP Pharmaceuticals, LLC)
1-888-386-1300

300 mg per 2 mL, single dose vial (NDC 63323-282-02)

Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.

Shortage per Manufacturer:   Increased demand for the product.

 Demand increase for the drug

Revised 4/8/2014

600 mg per 4 mL, single dose vial (NDC 63323-282-04)

Currently back-ordered. Next release anticipated May 2014.

900 mg per 6 mL, single dose vial (NDC 63323-282-06)

Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.

9 g per 60 mL, PBP (NDC 63323-282-60)

Available.  Check wholesalers for inventory.

Sandoz Inc Customer Service:
1-609-627-8500
300mg/50mL (50 mL Bag); (NDC 0781-3288-91) Product now available OtherReverified
4/8/2014
300mg/50mL (Pkg of 24 bags); (NDC 0781-3288-09)
600mg/50mL (50 mL Bag); (NDC 0781-3289-91)Product on short term back order
600mg/50mL (Pkg of 24 bags); (NDC 0781-3289-09)
900mg/50mL (50 mL Bag); (NDC 0781-3290-91)Product on short term back orderComponent delay
900mg/50mL (Pkg of 24 bags); (NDC 0781-3290-09)

Sagent Pharmaceuticals
1-866-625-1618

300mg / 2mL vial

(NDC  25021-115-02)

Available

 Demand increase for the drug

Reverified 4/14/2014

600mg / 4mL vial

(NDC  25021-115-04)
Backordered

900mg / 6mL vial

(NDC  25021-115-06)
Available

9g / 60mL vial

(NDC  25021-115-51)
Available

Pfizer Injectables
1 800-533-4535

600mg/4mL ADD-Vantage Single Dose Vial 25's
(NDC: 0009-3124-03) 

Availability estimated October 2015

Manufacturing delay  Revised
4/11/2014
 
900mg/6mL ADD-Vantage Single Dose Vial 25's
(NDC: 0009-3447-03)
Availability estimated October 2015

 

Copper Injection (Initial posting– 4/25/2013)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated

American Regent/Luitpold

1-800-645-1706

Cupric Sulfate Injection 0.4 mg/mL

10 mL vial, package of  25 (NDC 00517-6210-25)
 

Unavailable - Product on backorder and will be made available as it is released

Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Delay in shipping of the drug.
Demand increase for the drug.
Reverified  
4/7/2014 

Hospira Inc. Customer Service:
1-877-946-7747

Cupric Chloride Injection

 

0.4 mg/mL; 10 mL vial
(NDC 0409-4092-01)

 

Available 

Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available OtherRevised 
4/13/2014 

 

Cyanocobalamin Injection (Initial posting– 1/25/2013)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
American Regent/Luitpold
1-800-645-1706
1000 mcg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 00517-0031-25)
 

Unavailable - Product on backorder for codes 0031 and 0130 and will be made available as it is released.

 

Available for code 0032.
 

Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay

 

American Regent is currently releasing code 00517-0032-25.

Delay in shipping of the drug.
Demand increase for the drug.
Revised 4/7/2014 
1000 mcg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00517-0032-25)
1000 mcg/mL, 30 mL vial (NDC 00517-0130-05)
Fresenius Kabi, USA
(Formerly APP Pharmaceuticals, LLC)
1-888-386-1300
1000 mcg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 63323-0044-01) 

Currently back-ordered.  Next release anticipated April 2014.

Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increased for the drug Revised
4/8/2014 

 

Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Solution for Injection

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Teva Pharmaceuticals
1-800-545-8800
5 mg/mL, 4 mL single-dose vial (NDC 00703-5233-13)Teva has placed the product on allocation while in the process of executing a supply recovery plan.  Limited supply is expected into mid to late 2Q 2014.

Product  is currently available for dropship.  Teva asks for your cooperation during this time by ordering only needed quantities.
           
Customers can order directly from Teva by contacting Customer Service at 1-800-545-8800 between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm EST

 

Teva will make reasonable attempts to fill orders although the product has been placed on short-term allocation in an effort to help manage the supply.
 

OtherRevised 3/26/2014

Bedford Customer Service
1-800-562-4797 

5 mg/mL, 4 mL single-dose vial (NDC 55390-0108-10)Unavailable

Shortage: Pending Manufacturing Change or Addition. Availability of products are updated on the Bedford Laboratories website.

Other

Reverified  4/7/2014

10 mL single-dose vial (NDC 55390-0108-01)
Cerubidine lyophilized powder for injection, 20mg single-dose vial, package of 10 (NDC 55390-0281-10)

 

 Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection (Initial posting– 1/15/2013)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated

American Regent/Luitpold
1-800-645-1706

 


   

 

4 mg/mL,

1 mL single dose vial (NDC 00517-4901-25)
 

Unavailable  - No product available for release. No plan to manufacture.

American Regent is currently not manufacturing Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection, USP. OtherReverified
4/7/2014

 

4 mg/mL,

5 mL multiple dose vial (NDC 00517-4905-25)
 

4 mg/mL,

30 mL multiple dose vial (NDC 00517-4930-25) 

Fresenius Kabi, USA
(Formerly APP Pharmaceuticals, LLC)
1-888-386-1300  

 


   

 

4 mg/mL, 1 mL single dose vial (NDC 63323-0165-01)
 

Available.
Check wholesalers for inventory.  

Check wholesalers for inventory on all presentations.Demand increased for the drug 

Revised
4/8/2014 

20 mg/5 mL single dose vial (NDC 63323-0165-05)

Currently allocated for direct orders. Next release anticipated April 2014.  

120 mg/30 mL multiple dose vial (NDC 63323-0165-30)

Available. 
Check wholesalers for inventory.   

10 mg/mL, single dose vial (NDC 63323-0506-01) Currently backordered. Next release anticipated April 2014.

Currently backordered. Next release anticipated April 2014. 

100 mg/10 mL multiple-dose vial (NDC 63323-0516-10) 

Mylan Institutional
1-888-258-4199 

 


   

 

100mg/10mL (10mg/mL) Pkg of 10
(NDC 0069-4541-02)
 

Unavailable

Estimated recovery May 2014


 
Demand increased for the drug 

Revised
4/1/2014

 

120mg/30mL (4mg/mL) Pkg of 25
(NDC 0069-4545-02)
 

Unavailable

Estimated recovery April 2014

20mg/5mL (4mg/mL) Pkg of 25
(NDC 67457-422-54)

Available
 

 

4mg/mL Pkg of 25
(NDC 67457-423-12)
 

Unavailable.
Estimated recovery: TBD 

 

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals

Customer Service:
1-800-631-2174

 


   

 

1 mL vial, 10 mg/mL
(NDC 0641-0367-25)
 

West-Ward currently has sufficient quantities available.   

West-Ward has continued to accelerate production on this product.
 

 

Additional lots are scheduled for manufacturing with anticipated availability in February 2014.


Product will be made available as it is released. 

Demand increased for the drugRevised 1/22/2014

 

 

Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride (Focalin) (Initial posting 2/13/2014)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
(1-888-669-6682)

Focalin 10mg Tablet
(NDC 0078-0382-05)

On backorder starting Feb10 due to large demand increase. 
New supply by mid-March 2014.  

Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory.
 

Demand increase for the drug.

NEW
2/13/2014 

Focalin  5mg Tablet
(NDC 0078-0381-05) 
 In stock now. Backorder likely by mid-Feb due to large demand increase.
New supply by mid-March 2014.
Focalin 2.5mg Tablet (NDC 0078-0380-05)Available

Teva Pharmaceuticals
(1-800-545-8800)

2.5mg Tablet; 100 count bottle (NDC 0093-5275-01)  

Product is currently on backorder.  Backorder will last through end of Q2 2014
 

 

Shortage of an active ingredient 

Revised
3/26/2014 

5mg Tablet; 100 count bottle (NDC 0093-5276-01)   

Product is currently on backorder with intermittent supply expected.  Backorder will last through Q4 2014

 
10mg Tablet; 100 count bottle (NDC 0093-5277-01) 
 

 Product is currently on backorder and will last through end of Q2 2014

 
40 mg ER Capsule; 100 count bottle (NDC 00093-5562-01) Capsules are currently on backorder and supply is expected in April 2014.

 

 

Disopyramide Phosphate (Norpace) CR (Initial posting 4/18/2014) New!

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Pfizer
Customer Service:
1-800-533-4535

Norpace CR  (disopyramide phosphate) 100 mg capsules; bottle of 100’s (NDC 0025-2732-31)
 

 

Unavailable. Estimated availability mid-June

 

 

Other 
Norpace CR  (disopyramide phosphate) 100 mg capsules; bottle of 500’s
(NDC 0025-2732-51)
 
Norpace CR  (disopyramide phosphate) 150 mg capsules; bottle of 100’s (NDC 0025-2742-31)
 
Available
Norpace CR  (disopyramide phosphate) 150 mg capsules; bottle of 500’s (NDC 0025-2742-51)

 

 Dobutamine Hydrochloride Injection (Initial posting-4/26/2013)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Baxter Healthcare
Customer Service:
1-888-229-0001
Dobutamine Hydrochloride in 5% Dextrose Injection 250 mg/250 mL (NDC 00338-1073-02)
 
Available 

Demand increase for the drug.

Revised 3/17/2014 
Dobutamine Hydrochloride in 5% Dextrose Injection 500 mg/ 250 mL  (NDC 00338-1075-02)

Baxter is experiencing intermittent interruptions in supply.


Anticipates supplies to recover by April 2014.

Dobutamine Hydrochloride in 5% Dextrose Injection 1000 mg/250 mL (NDC 00338-1077-02)
 
Available

Hospira Inc.

Customer Service:

1-877-946-7747

 

12.5 mg base/mL; 20 mL vial
(NDC 0409-2025-20) 
Next delivery May 2014
Estimated recovery 3Q 2014
Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay/Available

Demand increase for the drug/Other

Revised
4/13/2014 
12.5 mg base/mL; 40 mL vial (NDC 0409-2025-54)
 
Available
12.5 mg base/mL; 20 mL vial (NDC 0409-2344-01) Available
12.5 mg base/mL; 40 mL vial
(NDC 0409-2344-02)

Available

1 mg/mL; 250 mL flexible container (in 5% dextrose)
(NDC 0409-2346-32)
Available
2 mg/mL; 250 mL flexible container (in 5% dextrose)
(NDC 0409-2347-32)
Available
4 mg/mL; 250 mL flexible container (in 5% dextrose)
(NDC 0409-3724-32)
 
Available
Bedford Laboratories
Customer Service: 1-800-562-4797
 
12.5 mg base/mL; 20 mL vial (NDC 55390-0560-90)Unavailable
Shortage: Pending Manufacturing Change or Addition. Availability of products are updated on the Bedford Laboratories website
OtherReverified
4/7/2014
 

 

Doxorubicin (adriamycin) lyophilized powder (updated 12/2/2011)

CompanyProductAvailability and Estimated Shortage DurationRelated InformationShortage Reason
(per New Legislation-FDASIA)*
Date Updated
Bedford Laboratories Customer Service 1-800-562-479710 mg vials (NDC 55390-0231-01)Unavailable

Shortage: Pending Manufacturing Change or Addition. Availability of products are updated on the Bedford Laboratories website.
 

Other

Reverified 4/7/2014

20 mg vials (NDC 55390-0232-10)
50 mg vials (NDC 55390-0233-01)
Mylan Institutional
1-888-258-4199
10mg vials (NDC 0069-0170-01)Unavailable
Expected Recovery: May 2014

 

Demand increased for the drug

Reverified 4/1/2014 

50mg vials (NDC 67457-436-50)

Unavailable. Expected recovery: May 2014

 

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