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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FDA Drug Shortages

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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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 Fluorescein Sodium Injection

 Status: Currently in Shortage

 » Date first reported: 07/25/2014
 » Therapeutic Categories: Medical Imaging; Ophthalmology

Akorn Pharmaceuticals (New 07/25/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-932-5676

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
AK-Fluor 10%, 5 mL vial (NDC 17478-0253-10) Available Product inventories are established to adequately supply market demands. Other
AK-Fluor 25%, 2 mL vial (NDC 17478-0250-20) Available Product inventories are established to adequately supply market demands. Other

Alcon (Revised 08/13/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-451-3937

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Fluorescein Sodium Injection 10% 5 mL vials (NDC 0065-0092-05) On back-order, estimated availability week of 8/18/14 Demand increase for the drug
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