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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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 Famotidine Injection

 Status: Currently in Shortage

 » Date first posted: 08/15/2014
 » Therapeutic Categories: Gastroenterology; Pediatric

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 12/17/2014)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
20 mg / 2 mL SD vials (NDC 63323-0739-12) Currently backordered. Next release anticipated December 2014. Check wholesaler inventory. Demand increase for the drug
40 mg / 4 mL MD vials (NDC 63323-0738-09) Available Check wholesaler inventory. Demand increase for the drug
200 mg / 20 mL MD Vials (NDC 63323-0738-20) Available Check wholesaler inventory. Demand increase for the drug

Mylan Institutional (Reverified 12/09/2014)

Company Contact Information:
888-258-4199

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
20mg/2mL SDV Pkg of 10 (NDC 67457-433-22) Unavailable. Estimated recovery: February 2015 Temporary discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
40mg/4mL MDV Pkg of 10 (NDC67457-448-43) Available Temporary discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
200mg/20mL MDV Pkg of 10 (NDC 67457-457-20) Unavailable. Estimated recovery: February 2015 Temporary discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 12/02/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Famotidine Injection, USP 10 mg/mL, 2 mL vial (NDC 0641-6022-25) Inventory available Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured and available in the December 2014 – January 2015 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Manufacturing delays
10 mg/mL, 4 mL Vial (NDC 0641-6023-25) Inventory available Product will be made available as it is released. Manufacturing delays
Famotidine Injection, USP 10 mg/mL, 20 mL Vial (NDC 0641-6021-10) Inventory available Product will be made available as it is released. Manufacturing delays
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