FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Epinephrine Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 04/27/2012
»Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesia; Cardiovascular; Ophthalmology; Pediatric; Pulmonary/Allergy

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American Regent/Luitpold (Reverified 06/24/2016)

Company Contact Information:
800-645-1706

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
30 mL vial, package of 5 (NDC 00517-1130-05) Unavailable American Regent is currently not releasing the preserved 30 mL vial. Other
1 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, preservative free, sulfite-free, package of 25 (NDC 00517-1071-25) Unavailable - Product on backorder and will be made available as it is released. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc./IMS (Reverified 03/30/2016)

Company Contact Information:
800-423-4136

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Epinephrine Inj. USP, 1mg/mL, 30mL vial (NDC 76329-9061-00) Product available Demand increase for the drug
1:10,000, 10mL Luer-Jet Prefilled Syringe (NDC 76329-3316-1) (old NDC 0548-3316-00) Amphastar will regularly release products. Amphastar is experiencing a product shortage due to an increase in product demand caused by market supply issues. Demand increase for the drug

BPI Labs, LLC (Revised 01/12/2016)

Company Contact Information:
732-339-3573

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, preservative-free, sulfite-free (NDC 54288-103-10) Available

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 06/14/2016)

Company Contact Information:
877-946-7747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule (NDC 0409-7241-01) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Other
1:10,000; 10 mL Abboject-1 ½ “ needle (NDC 0409-4921-34) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
1:10,000; 10 mL Abboject-3 ½ “ needle (NDC 0409-4901-18) Next delivery: TBD; Estimated recovery: TBD Demand increase for the drug

Par Pharmaceutical (Reverified 05/19/2016)

Company Contact Information:
201-802-4000

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Adrenalin® (epinephrine injection, USP) 1 mg/mL, 1 mL vial pack of 25 (NDC 42023-159-25) Available Available
Adrenalin® (epinephrine injection, USP) 1 mg/mL, 30 mL vial pack of 1 (NDC 42023-168-01) Available Available

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