FDA Drug Shortages

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

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Akorn Pharmaceuticals (Revised 11/21/2016)

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) Available Other
2 mL ampule; 25 pack (NDC 17478-0030-25) Available Other
5 mL ampule 10 pack (NDC 17478-0030-05) Available Other
20 mL ampule (NDC 17478-0030-20) Available Other
5 mL ampule 25 pack (NDC 17478-0030-55) Available Other

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 11/22/2016)

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) Next delivery: Mid November 2016 Estimated recovery: 1Q 2017 Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
0.05 mg/mL; 2 mL amp (NDC 0409-9093-32) Available Available Other
0.05 mg/mL; 5 mL amp (NDC 0409-9093-35) Available Available Other
0.05 mg/mL; 20 mL amp (NDC 0409-9093-38) Available Available Other
0.05 mg/mL; 2 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-22) Available Available Other
0.05 mg/mL; 5 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-25) Available Available Other
0.05 mg/mL; 10 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-28) Available Available Other
0.05 mg/mL; 20 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-31) Available 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 11/21/2016)

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) West-Ward has inventory available Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the December 2016 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) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the December 2016 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) West-Ward has inventory available Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the December 2016 timeframe. 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 November - December 2016 timeframe. 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. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the November - December 2016 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Regulatory delay
50 mcg/mL 20 mL vial (NDC 0641-6029-25) West-Ward has inventory available. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the December 2016 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) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the November - December 2016 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

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