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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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 Atropine Sulfate Injection

 Status: Currently in Shortage

 » Date first posted: No date available
 » Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesia; Neurology; Pediatric

American Regent/Luitpold (Reverified 11/17/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-645-1706

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.4 mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial, package of 25 (NDC 00517-0401-25) Unavailable for NDCs 00517-0401-25 and 00517-1010-25. Product on backorder and will be made available as it is released. American Regent is currently releasing the 0.4 mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial (code 0401). Other
1 mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial, package of 25 (NDC 00517-1010-25) Unavailable for NDCs 00517-0401-25 and 00517-1010-25. Product on backorder and will be made available as it is released. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc./IMS (Reverified 11/24/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-423-4136

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.1 mg/mL; 10 mL Luer-Jet Prefilled Syringe (NDC 76329-3339-1, Old NDC 0548-3339-00) Amphastar will regularly release these products. Amphastar is experiencing a product shortage due to an increase in product demand caused by market supply issues. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 11/19/2014)

Company Contact Information:
877-946-7747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
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. Other
0.05 mg/mL; 5 mL Ansyr syringe (NDC 0409-9630-05) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
0.1 mg/mL; 5 mL Lifeshield syringe (NDC 0409-4910-34) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
0.1 mg/mL; 10 mL Lifeshield syringe (NDC 0409-4911-34) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 11/07/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.4 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 0641-6006-10) West-Ward currently has inventory available. West-Ward has accelerated production to meet increased demand. Additional lots are anticipated to be manufactured and available in the November 2014 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
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