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FDA Drug Shortages

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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 reported: No date available
 » Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesia; Neurology; Pediatric

American Regent/Luitpold (Reverified 09/08/2014)

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 code 0401 and 1010. Product is on backorder and will be made available as it is released. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
1 mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial, package of 25 (NDC 00517-1010-25) Unavailable for code 0401 and 1010. Product is on backorder and will be made available as it is released. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc./IMS (Reverified 09/10/2014)

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 09/03/2014)

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) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. 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 (Reverified 09/08/2014)

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 sufficient quantities available. West-Ward has accelerated production to meet increased demand. Additional lots are anticipated to be manufactured and available in the August – September 2014 timeframe. Demand increase for the drug
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