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FDA Drug Shortages

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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

Current and Resolved Shortages Listed by Generic Name or Active Ingredient

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A drug receives Resolved status when the Drug Shortages Staff (DSS) determines that the market is covered, based on information from all manufacturers. The market is considered covered when supply is available from at least one manufacturer to cover total market demand. However, some manufacturers may not have all presentations available. DSS monitors the supply of products with Resolved status. For the most current supply information, contact the manufacturers.

Generic Name or Active Ingredient Status
  Acetohydroxamic Acid (Lithostat) Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Acetylcysteine Inhalation Solution Resolved
  Amikacin Injection Currently in Shortage
  Aminocaproic Acid Injection Resolved
  Aminophylline Resolved
  Ammonium Chloride Injection Currently in Shortage
  Atracurium Besylate Resolved
  Atropine Sulfate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Barium Sulfate for Suspension Currently in Shortage
  Bumetanide Injection Resolved
  Bupivacaine Hydrochloride (Marcaine, Sensorcaine) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Buprenorphine Hydrochloride Injection Resolved
  Caffeine and Ergotamine Tartrate Tablets Resolved
  Caffeine Anhydrous (125mg/mL); Sodium Benzoate (125mg/mL) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Calcium Chloride Injection Resolved
  Calcium Gluconate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Cefazolin Injection Currently in Shortage
  Cefotetan Disodium Injection Currently in Shortage
  Chloramphenicol Sodium Succinate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Chromic Chloride Injection Resolved
  Cidofovir Injection Currently in Shortage
  Citric Acid; Gluconolactone; Magnesium Carbonate Solution (Renacidin) for Irrigation Resolved
  Clindamycin Phosphate (Cleocin) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Clonidine HCL Injection (Duraclon) Currently in Shortage
  Copper Injection Resolved
  Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Solution for Injection Currently in Shortage
  Desmopressin Acetate (DDAVP) Injection Resolved
  Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride (Focalin) Tablet Currently in Shortage
  Dextrose 5% Injection Bags Currently in Shortage
  Dextrose 50% Injection Resolved
  Dihydroergotamine Mesylate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Dipyridamole Injection Resolved
  Disopyramide Phosphate (Norpace) CR Currently in Shortage
  Disopyramide Phosphate (Norpace) CR Resolved
  Dobutamine Hydrochloride Injection Resolved
  Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) Lyophilized Powder Currently in Shortage
  Echothiophate Iodide (Phospholine Iodide) Ophthalmic Kit Resolved
  Ephedrine Sulfate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Epinephrine 1mg/mL (Preservative Free) Currently in Shortage
  Epinephrine Injection Currently in Shortage
  Erythrocin Lactobionate Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
  Ethiodol (Ethiodized Oil) Ampules Resolved
  Etomidate (Amidate) Injection Resolved
  Famotidine Injection Currently in Shortage
  Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Fluorescein Sodium Injection Currently in Shortage
  Furosemide Injection Resolved
  Haloperidol Lactate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Heparin Sodium Injection Currently in Shortage
  Hydromorphone Hydrochloride (Dilaudid) Injection Resolved
  Hydromorphone Hydrochloride (Dilaudid) Tablets Resolved
  Indigo Carmine Injection Currently in Shortage
  Intravenous Fat Emulsion Injection Resolved
  Irrigation Solutions Currently in Shortage
  Isoniazid; Rifampin Capsules Resolved
  Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection Resolved
  Leucovorin Calcium Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
  Leuprolide Acetate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Levothyroxine Sodium (Levoxyl) Tablets Resolved
  Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Liotrix (Thyrolar) Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Lorazepam (Ativan) Injection Resolved
  Magnesium Sulfate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Mannitol (Osmitrol, Resectisol) Injection Resolved
  Mecasermin [rDNA origin] (Increlex) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Memantine Hydrochloride (Namenda) XR Capsules Currently in Shortage
  Methazolamide (Neptazane) Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Methazolamide (Neptazane) Tablets Resolved
  Methyldopate Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
  Methylin Chewable Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Methylphenidate Hydrochloride ER Capsules/Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Methylphenidate Hydrochloride ER Capsules/Tablets Resolved
  Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate Injection Resolved
  Metoclopramide (Reglan) Injection Resolved
  Morphine Sulfate (Astramorph PF, Duramorph, Infumorph) Injection (Preservative Free) Currently in Shortage
  Morphine Sulfate Injection Resolved
  Multi-Vitamin Infusion (Adult and Pediatric) Currently in Shortage
  Nalbuphine Hydrochloride (Nubain) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Neostigmine Methylsulfate Injection Resolved
  Nitroglycerin (Nitronal) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Nitroglycerin in 5% Dextrose Injection Currently in Shortage
  Ondansetron (Zofran) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Oseltamivir Phosphate (Tamiflu) Powder for Oral Suspension Resolved
  Pancuronium Bromide Injection Currently in Shortage
  Papaverine Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
  Pegvisomant (Somavert) Resolved
  Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions Currently in Shortage
  Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution Currently in Shortage
  Phosphate (Glycophos) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Zosyn) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Potassium Acetate Injection, USP 2mEq/mL Resolved
  Potassium Chloride Injection Currently in Shortage
  Potassium Phosphate Injection Resolved
  Procainamide HCL Injection Resolved
  Prochlorperazine Injection Currently in Shortage
  Promethazine Injection Resolved
  Ranitidine Hydrochloride (Zantac) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Reserpine Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Rifampin for Injection Currently in Shortage
  Rifampin for Injection Resolved
  Secretin Synthetic Human (ChiRhoStim) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Selenium Injection Currently in Shortage
  Sincalide (Kinevac) Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
  Sodium Chloride 0.9% Injection Bags Currently in Shortage
  Sodium Chloride 23.4% Injection Currently in Shortage
  Sodium Phosphate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Sterile Water for Injection Solutions Currently in Shortage
  Succinylcholine (Anectine, Quelicin) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Sufentanil Citrate (Sufenta) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Sulfamethoxazole (SMX/TMP) (Bactrim) Injection Resolved
  Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim (Bactrim) Oral Suspension Currently in Shortage
  Technetium tc99m Exametazime Injection (Ceretec Kit) Currently in Shortage
  Telavancin (Vibativ) Injection Resolved
  Tenecteplase (TNKase) Injection Resolved
  Tesamorelin (Egrifta) Injection Kit Currently in Shortage
  Tetracycline Capsules Resolved
  Thiotepa (Thioplex) for Injection Currently in Shortage
  Ticarcillin Disodium/Clavulanic Potassium (Timentin) Injection Resolved
  Tiopronin (Thiola) Currently in Shortage
  Tobramycin Solution for Injection Currently in Shortage
  Trace Elements Currently in Shortage
  Trimipramine Maleate (SURMONTIL) Capsules Currently in Shortage
  Tromethamine (Tham) Injection Resolved
  Verapamil Hydrochloride Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
  Vitamin A Palmitate (Aquasol A) Injection Resolved
  Zinc Injection Currently in Shortage

Discontinuations Listed by Generic Name or Active Ingredient

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Companies are required under Section 506C of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) (as amended by the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act) to notify FDA of a permanent discontinuance of certain drug products, six months in advance, or if that is not possible, as soon as practicable. These drugs include those that are life-supporting, life-sustaining or for use in the prevention or treatment of a debilitating disease or condition, including any such drug used in emergency medical care or during surgery. The discontinuations listed on the site reflect information received from manufacturers and are for informational purposes only.

Generic Name or Active Ingredient
  Amiodarone HCL (Cordarone) Tablets
  Atropine Sulfate Injection
  Calcitriol 1 mcg/mL Injection
  Cidofovir Injection
  Denileukin Diftitox (Ontak) Injection
  Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Injection
  Interferon Alfacon-1 (Infergen) Injection
  Levobunolol Hydrochloride
  Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Injection
  Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Oral Solution
  Lorazepam (Ativan) Injection
  Memantine Hydrochloride (Namenda) Tablet
  Neostigmine Bromide (Prostigmin) Tablets
  Norfloxacin (Noroxin) Tablets
  Phenylephrine (Mydfrin) Ophthalmic Solution
  Rivastigmine tartrate (Exelon)
  Rocuronium Bromide (ZEMURON) Injection
  Tositumomab and Iodine I 131 Tositumomab (Bexxar)

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