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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
  Ammonium Chloride Injection Currently in Shortage
  Anagrelide Hydrochloride Capsules Currently in Shortage
  Aprepitant (Emend) Capsules Currently in Shortage
  Atropine Sulfate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Azathioprine Tablet Currently in Shortage
  Barium Sulfate for Suspension Resolved
  Bupivacaine Hydrochloride (Marcaine, Sensorcaine) Injection Resolved
  Caffeine Anhydrous (125mg/mL); Sodium Benzoate (125mg/mL) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Calcium Chloride Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
  Calcium Gluconate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Cefazolin Injection Currently in Shortage
  Cefepime Injection Currently in Shortage
  Cefotaxime Sodium (Claforan) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Cefotetan Disodium Injection Currently in Shortage
  Ceftazidime (Fortaz) Injection Resolved
  Chloramphenicol Sodium Succinate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Chloroquine Phosphate Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Clindamycin Phosphate (Cleocin) Injection Resolved
  Clonidine HCL Injection (Duraclon) Resolved
  Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) Injection Resolved
  Daunorubicin Hydrochloride Solution for Injection Resolved
  Desmopressin Acetate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride (Focalin) Tablet Resolved
  Dextrose 5% Injection Bags Currently in Shortage
  Dextrose Injection USP, 70% Currently in Shortage
  Dihydroergotamine Mesylate Injection Resolved
  Dimercaprol (Bal-in-Oil) Injection Resolved
  Disopyramide Phosphate (Norpace) Capsules Currently in Shortage
  Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Ephedrine Sulfate Injection Resolved
  Epinephrine Injection Currently in Shortage
  Eptifibatide (Integrilin) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Erythrocin Lactobionate Lyophilized Powder for Injection Resolved
  Ethiodized Oil (Lipiodol) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Famotidine Injection Resolved
  Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Fluorescein Sodium Injection Resolved
  Fluoxymesterone (Androxy) Tablets, USP Resolved
  Fomepizole Injection Currently in Shortage
  Gemifloxacin Mesylate (Factive) Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Haloperidol Lactate Injection Resolved
  Imipenem and Cilastatin for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
  Indigotindisulfonate Sodium (Indigo Carmine) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Irrigation Solutions Resolved
  Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection Resolved
  L-Cysteine Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
  Leucovorin Calcium Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
  Leuprolide Acetate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Levetiracetam (Keppra) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection Currently in Shortage
  LifeCare PCA™ Sterile Empty Vial and Injector Currently in Shortage
  Liotrix (Thyrolar) Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Magnesium Sulfate Injection Resolved
  Mecasermin [rDNA origin] (Increlex) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Memantine Hydrochloride (Namenda) XR Capsules Resolved
  Meropenem for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
  Methyldopate Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
  Methylene Blue Injection Resolved
  Methylin Chewable Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Methylphenidate Hydrochloride ER Capsules/Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Metoprolol Injection Currently in Shortage
  Mometasone Furoate Monohydrate (Nasonex) Resolved
  Morphine Sulfate (Astramorph PF, Duramorph, Infumorph) Injection (Preservative Free) Resolved
  Morphine Sulfate Injection, USP, CII, (Preservative-Free)(For PCA Use Only) Currently in Shortage
  Multi-Vitamin Infusion (Adult and Pediatric) Currently in Shortage
  Mupirocin Calcium Nasal Ointment Currently in Shortage
  Nalbuphine Hydrochloride (Nubain) Injection Resolved
  Nebivolol (BYSTOLIC) Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Nimodipine (Nymalize) Oral Solution Currently in Shortage
  Nitroglycerin in 5% Dextrose Injection Resolved
  Pancuronium Bromide Injection Resolved
  Papaverine Hydrochloride Injection Resolved
  Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions Currently in Shortage
  Phentolamine Mesylate Injection Currently in Shortage
  Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution Resolved
  Phosphate (Glycophos) Injection Resolved
  Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Zosyn) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Potassium Acetate Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
  Potassium Chloride Injection Currently in Shortage
  Radium RA-223 Dichloride (Xofigo) Injection Resolved
  Reserpine Tablets Currently in Shortage
  Sacrosidase (Sucraid) Oral Solution Currently in Shortage
  Secretin Synthetic Human (ChiRhoStim) Injection Resolved
  Selenium Injection Resolved
  Sincalide (Kinevac) Lyophilized Powder for Injection Resolved
  Sodium Acetate Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
  Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
  Sodium Chloride 0.9% Injection Bags Currently in Shortage
  Sodium Chloride 23.4% Injection Currently in Shortage
  Sodium Phosphate Injection Resolved
  Sterile Water for Injection Solutions Resolved
  Succinylcholine (Anectine, Quelicin) Injection Resolved
  Sufentanil Citrate (Sufenta) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim (Bactrim) Oral Suspension Resolved
  Sumatriptan (Imitrex) Nasal Spray Currently in Shortage
  Technetium tc99m Exametazime Injection (Ceretec Kit) Resolved
  Technetium Tc99m Succimer Injection (DMSA) Currently in Shortage
  Thiotepa (Thioplex) for Injection Resolved
  Tigecycline (Tygacil) Injection Currently in Shortage
  Tiopronin (Thiola) Currently in Shortage
  Tobramycin Injection Currently in Shortage
  Trace Elements Resolved
  Triamcinolone Hexacetonide Injectable Suspension (Aristospan) Currently in Shortage
  Trimipramine Maleate (SURMONTIL) Capsules Currently in Shortage
  Trypan Blue (Membraneblue) Resolved
  Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
  Verapamil Hydrochloride Injection, USP Resolved
  Zinc Injection Resolved

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
  Acamprosate Calcium (Campral) Delayed Release Tablets, 333 mg
  Acarbose Tablets
  Amiodarone HCL (Cordarone) Tablets
  Aripiprazole (Abilify)
  Atropine Sulfate Injection
  Barium Sulfate for Suspension
  Boceprevir (VICTRELIS) Capsules
  Calcitriol 1 mcg/mL Injection
  Chlorzoxazone (PARAFON FORTE DSC) 500 mg Caplets
  Cidofovir Injection
  Clemastine Fumarate Tablets, USP
  Clonidine Hydrochloride and Chlorthalidone Tablets, USP (Clopres)
  Deferoxamine Mesylate for Injection (Desferal)
  Denileukin Diftitox (Ontak) Injection
  Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets (ORTHO-CEPT)
  Dipyridamole (Persantine®) Tablets
  Ezetimibe/Atorvastatin (LIPTRUZET)
  Formoterol Fumarate (FORADIL® AEROLIZER®) Inhalation Powder
  Gentamicin Sulfate Injection, USP (premix products)
  Granulex Aerosol Spray
  Hydromorphone Hydrochloride (Dilaudid) Injection
  Imipenem and Cilastatin for Injection (Primaxin I.V. ADD-Vantage)
  Interferon Alfacon-1 (Infergen) Injection
  Iodoquinol (Yodoxin) Tablets
  Ioxilan Injection (Oxilan)
  Levobunolol Hydrochloride
  Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Injection
  Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Oral Solution
  Lorazepam (Ativan) Injection
  Meloxicam (Mobic) Oral Suspension
  Memantine Hydrochloride (Namenda) Tablet
  Mesna Injection
  Metoprolol Tartrate Injection, USP (Lopressor)
  Morphine Injection
  Morphine Sulfate (Avinza) Extended Release Capsules
  Nitroglycerin in 5% Dextrose Injection
  Norelgestromin/Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System (ORTHO EVRA)
  Ofloxacin Otic Solution
  Ondansetron (Zofran) Injection
  Oprelvekin (Neumega®) Lyophilized Powder for Injection Rx
  Oxybutynin (GELNIQUE 3%) Gel
  Pancrelipase (ULTRESA) Delayed-Release Capsules
  PEGINTRON (peginterferon alfa-2b) REDIPEN
  PEGINTRON (peginterferon alfa-2b) Vials
  Quazepam (Doral) Tablets
  Quinapril Hydrochloride and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets
  Ribavirin (REBETOL) USP Capsules
  Rivastigmine tartrate (Exelon)
  Rivastigmine Tartrate (Exelon) Capsule
  Scopolamine Hydrobromide Injection, USP
  Sodium Chloride 23.4% Injection
  Ticarcillin disodium and clavulanate potassium (Timentin) Sterile Powder for Injection and Sterile Injection
  Tositumomab and Iodine I 131 Tositumomab (Bexxar)

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