FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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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 Resolved
Atropine Sulfate Injection Currently in Shortage
Azathioprine Tablet Resolved
Bleomycin Sulfate for Injection Currently in Shortage
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 Resolved
Cefepime Injection Currently in Shortage
Cefotaxime Sodium (Claforan) Injection Currently in Shortage
Cefotetan Disodium Injection Currently in Shortage
Chloramphenicol Sodium Succinate Injection Currently in Shortage
Chloroquine Phosphate Tablets Resolved
Desmopressin Acetate Injection Currently in Shortage
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection Currently in Shortage
Dextrose 5% Injection Bags Currently in Shortage
Dextrose Injection USP, 70% Currently in Shortage
Disopyramide Phosphate (Norpace) Capsules Currently in Shortage
Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) Injection Resolved
Doxorubicin Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
Epinephrine Injection Currently in Shortage
Eptifibatide (Integrilin) Injection Resolved
Ethiodized Oil (Lipiodol) Injection Currently in Shortage
Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Injection Currently in Shortage
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
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 Resolved
Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection Currently in Shortage
LifeCare PCA™ Sterile Empty Vial and Injector Currently in Shortage
Liotrix (Thyrolar) Tablets Currently in Shortage
Mecasermin [rDNA origin] (Increlex) Injection Currently in Shortage
Memantine Hydrochloride (Namenda) XR Capsules Resolved
Meropenem for Injection, USP Resolved
Methyldopate Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
Methylphenidate Hydrochloride ER Capsules/Tablets Resolved
Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Metoprolol Injection 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
Nebivolol (BYSTOLIC) Tablets Resolved
Nimodipine (Nymalize) Oral Solution Currently in Shortage
Penicillin G Benzathine (Bicillin L-A) Injection Currently in Shortage
Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions Currently in Shortage
Phentolamine Mesylate Injection Resolved
Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Zosyn) Injection Currently in Shortage
Potassium Acetate Injection, USP Resolved
Potassium Chloride Injection Currently in Shortage
Reserpine Tablets Currently in Shortage
Sacrosidase (Sucraid) Oral Solution Currently in Shortage
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
Sufentanil Citrate (Sufenta) Injection Currently in Shortage
Sumatriptan (Imitrex) Nasal Spray Currently in Shortage
Technetium Tc99m Succimer Injection (DMSA) Currently in Shortage
Theophylline Extended Release Tablets and Capsules Currently in Shortage
Tigecycline (Tygacil) Injection Currently in Shortage
Tiopronin (Thiola) Resolved
Tobramycin Injection Currently in Shortage
Tretinoin Capsules Currently in Shortage
Triamcinolone Hexacetonide Injectable Suspension (Aristospan) Currently in Shortage
Trimipramine Maleate (SURMONTIL) Capsules Currently in Shortage
Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP 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
Acamprosate Calcium (Campral) Delayed Release Tablets, 333 mg
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
Cyclosporine Capsules
Deferoxamine Mesylate for Injection (Desferal)
Denileukin Diftitox (Ontak) Injection
Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets (ORTHO-CEPT)
Didanosine Delayed-Release Capsules USP
Enoxaparin Sodium Injection
Ezetimibe/Atorvastatin (LIPTRUZET)
Fluphenazine Tablets
Gentamicin Sulfate Injection, USP (premix products)
Hexabrix
Hydromorphone Hydrochloride (Dilaudid) Injection
Imipenem and Cilastatin for Injection, USP
Interferon Alfacon-1 (Infergen) Injection
Iodopen
Iodoquinol (Yodoxin) Tablets
Levobunolol Hydrochloride
Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Injection
Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Oral Solution
Lindane Lotion, USP 1%
Lorazepam (Ativan) Injection
Memantine Hydrochloride (Namenda) Tablet
Memantine Hydrochloride (Namenda) Unit Dose XR Capsules
Mesna Injection
Morphine Sulfate (Avinza) Extended Release Capsules
Nitroglycerin in 5% Dextrose Injection
Norelgestromin/Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System (ORTHO EVRA)
Ondansetron (Zofran) Injection
PEGINTRON (peginterferon alfa-2b) REDIPEN
PEGINTRON (peginterferon alfa-2b) Vials
Quazepam (Doral) Tablets
Ribavirin (REBETOL) USP Capsules
Rivastigmine tartrate (Exelon)
Rivastigmine Tartrate Capsules
Sodium Chloride 23.4% Injection
Telithromycin (Ketek) Tablets
Terbinafine (Lamisil) Oral Granules
THAM Solution (Tromethamine Injection)
Theophylline Extended Release Tablets and Capsules
Ticarcillin disodium and clavulanate potassium (Timentin) Sterile Powder for Injection and Sterile Injection
Tositumomab and Iodine I 131 Tositumomab (Bexxar)
Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablet, Film Coated
Valsartan Tablets

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