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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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 Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Injection

 Status: Currently in Shortage

 » Date first posted: No date available
 » Therapeutic Categories: Analgesia/Addiction; Pediatric

Akorn Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 12/12/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-932-5676

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mL ampule 10 pack (NDC 17478-0030-02) Readily Available Other
2 mL ampule; 25 pack (NDC 17478-0030-25) Readily Available Other
5 mL ampule 10 pack (NDC 17478-0030-05) Readily Available Other
20 mL ampule (NDC 17478-0030-20) Readily Available Other
5 mL ampule 25 pack (NDC 17478-0030-55) Readily Available Other

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 08/28/2015)

Company Contact Information:
877-946-7747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.05 mg/mL; 2 mL Carpuject (NDC 0409-1276-32) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
0.05 mg/mL; 2 mL amp (NDC 0409-9093-32) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
0.05 mg/mL; 5 mL amp (NDC 0409-9093-35) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
0.05 mg/mL; 20 mL amp (NDC 0409-9093-38) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
0.05 mg/mL; 2 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-22) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
0.05 mg/mL; 5 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-25) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
0.05 mg/mL; 10 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-28) Next delivery: Mid October and estimated recovery: 4Q 2015 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other
0.05 mg/mL; 20 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-31) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
0.05 mg/mL; 50 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-61) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 08/26/2015)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
50 mcg/mL 2 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6024-10) Inventory available Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the August – September 2015 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 5 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6025-10) Inventory available Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the August – September 2015 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 20 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6026-05) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the August – September 2015 timeframe. These lots will resolve the backorder situation. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 2 mL vial (NDC 0641-6027-25) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the August – September 2015 timeframe. These lots will resolve the backorder situation. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 5 mL vial (NDC 0641-6028-25) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Inventory is available in other vial sizes during this temporary backorder situation. Backorder situation is expected to be resolved in the October 2015 timeframe. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 20 mL vial (NDC 0641-6029-25) Inventory available Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the September 2015 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 50 mL vial (NDC 0641-6030-01) Inventory available Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the August – September 2015 timeframe. These lots will resolve the backorder situation. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
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