FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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A drug receives Resolved status when the Drug Shortages Staff (DSS) determines that the market is covered, based on information from all manufacturers. The market is considered covered when supply is available from at least one manufacturer to cover total market demand. However, some manufacturers may not have all presentations available. DSS monitors the supply of products with Resolved status. For the most current supply information, contact the manufacturers.

Generic Name or Active Ingredient Status
Acetohydroxamic Acid (Lithostat) Tablets Resolved
Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution (0.5%, 0.021%, and 0.042%) Currently in Shortage
Alitretinoin (Panretin) Gel Currently in Shortage
Anagrelide Hydrochloride Capsules Resolved
Asparaginase Erwinia Chrysanthemi (Erwinaze) Currently in Shortage
Atropine Sulfate Injection Currently in Shortage
Belatacept (Nulojix) Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
Bleomycin Sulfate for Injection Currently in Shortage
Caffeine Anhydrous (125mg/mL); Sodium Benzoate (125mg/mL) Injection Resolved
Calcium Chloride Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Calcium Gluconate Injection Currently in Shortage
Cefepime Injection Currently in Shortage
Cefotaxime Sodium (Claforan) Injection Currently in Shortage
Cefotetan Disodium Injection Currently in Shortage
Ceftazidime and Avibactam (AVYCAZ) for Injection, 2.5g Resolved
Chloramphenicol Sodium Succinate Injection Resolved
Chloroquine Phosphate Tablets Resolved
Desmopressin Acetate Injection Resolved
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection Currently in Shortage
Dextrose 5% Injection Bags Resolved
Dextrose Injection USP, 70% Resolved
Dihydroergotamine Mesylate Injection Currently in Shortage
Disopyramide Phosphate (Norpace) Capsules Currently in Shortage
Doxorubicin Lyophilized Powder for Injection Resolved
Epinephrine Injection, 0.1 mg/mL Currently in Shortage
Epinephrine Injection, 1 mg/mL Resolved
Estradiol Valerate Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Ethiodized Oil (Lipiodol) Injection Currently in Shortage
Etoposide Phosphate (Etopophos) Injection Currently in Shortage
Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Injection Currently in Shortage
Fomepizole Injection Resolved
Gemifloxacin Mesylate (Factive) Tablets Currently in Shortage
Hydroxyamphetamine Hydrobromide/Tropicamide (Paremyd) Currently in Shortage
Imipenem and Cilastatin for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Indigotindisulfonate Sodium (Indigo Carmine) Injection Currently in Shortage
Ketoprofen Capsules Resolved
L-Cysteine Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
Leucovorin Calcium Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
Leuprolide Acetate Injection Resolved
Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection Currently in Shortage
LifeCare PCA™ Sterile Empty Vial and Injector Resolved
Liotrix (Thyrolar) Tablets Currently in Shortage
Mecasermin [rDNA origin] (Increlex) Injection Currently in Shortage
Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Morphine Sulfate Injection, USP, CII, (Preservative-Free)(For PCA Use Only) Resolved
Multi-Vitamin Infusion (Adult and Pediatric) Currently in Shortage
Mupirocin Calcium Nasal Ointment Currently in Shortage
Nimodipine (Nymalize) Oral Solution Resolved
Nitrous Oxide, Gas Currently in Shortage
Penicillin G Benzathine (Bicillin L-A) Injection Currently in Shortage
Penicillin G Benzathine and Penicillin G Procaine (Bicillin C-R) Injection Currently in Shortage
Penicillin G Procaine Injection Currently in Shortage
Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions Currently in Shortage
Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Zosyn) Injection Currently in Shortage
Potassium Chloride Injection Currently in Shortage
Procainamide Hydrochloride Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Promethazine (Phenergan) Injection Currently in Shortage
Ranitidine Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Rocuronium Bromide Injection Currently in Shortage
Sacrosidase (Sucraid) Oral Solution Currently in Shortage
Sclerosol Intrapleural Aerosol Currently in Shortage
Scopolamine (Transderm Scop) Transdermal System Patch Currently in Shortage
Sincalide (Kinevac) Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
Sodium Acetate Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Sodium Chloride 0.9% Injection Bags Currently in Shortage
Sodium Chloride 23.4% Injection Currently in Shortage
Sterile Talc Powder Currently in Shortage
Sufentanil Citrate (Sufenta) Injection Resolved
Sumatriptan (Imitrex) Nasal Spray Resolved
Technetium Tc99m Succimer Injection (DMSA) Currently in Shortage
Theophylline Extended Release Tablets and Capsules Currently in Shortage
Tigecycline (Tygacil) Injection Currently in Shortage
Tobramycin Injection Resolved
Tretinoin Capsules Resolved
Trimipramine Maleate (SURMONTIL) Capsules Resolved
Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP Resolved
Water-Miscible Vitamin A Palmitate (Aquasol A Parenteral) Resolved

Discontinuations Listed by Generic Name or Active Ingredient

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Companies are required under Section 506C of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) (as amended by the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act) to notify FDA of a permanent discontinuance of certain drug products, six months in advance, or if that is not possible, as soon as practicable. These drugs include those that are life-supporting, life-sustaining or for use in the prevention or treatment of a debilitating disease or condition, including any such drug used in emergency medical care or during surgery. The discontinuations listed on the site reflect information received from manufacturers and are for informational purposes only.

Generic Name or Active Ingredient
Acamprosate Calcium (Campral) Delayed Release Tablets, 333 mg
Acarbose Tablets
Acetaminophen and Codeine Phosphate Oral Suspension USP (Capital and Codeine)
Alendronate Sodium Tablets USP
AMINOHIPPURATE SODIUM “PAH” (aminohippurate sodium)
Amiodarone HCL (Cordarone) Tablets
Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride (Lotrel) Capsules
Ammonium Chloride Injection
Ampicillin Capsules
Aripiprazole (Abilify)
Atropine Sulfate Injection
Barium Sulfate for Suspension
Boceprevir (VICTRELIS) Capsules
Calcitonin-salmon [rDNA origin] (Fortical) Nasal Spray
Calcitriol 1 mcg/mL Injection
Cefotaxime Sodium (Claforan) Injection
Chlorzoxazone (PARAFON FORTE DSC) 500 mg Caplets
Cidofovir Injection
Colistimethate Sodium Injection
Cyclophosphamide Tablets
Cyclosporine Capsules
Daunorubicin Citrate Liposome Injection (DaunoXome)
Deferoxamine Mesylate for Injection (Desferal)
Denileukin Diftitox (Ontak) Injection
Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets (ORTHO-CEPT)
Dextroamphetamine Saccharate, Amphetamine Aspartate Monohydrate, Dextroamphetamine Sulfate and Amphetamine Sulfate Tablets
Dextrose Injection USP, 70%
Didanosine Delayed-Release Capsules USP
Docetaxel Injection
Elvitegravir (VITEKTA) Tablets
Enoxaparin Sodium Injection
Epinephrine Injection, 0.1 mg/mL
Esterified Estrogens, USP (Menest) Tablets
Etomidate (Amidate) Injection
Ezetimibe/Atorvastatin (LIPTRUZET)
Famciclovir (Famvir) Tablets
Fluphenazine Tablets
Flurbiprofen Sodium Ophthalmic Solution, USP (OCUFEN)
Gentamicin Sulfate Injection, USP (premix products)
Granulex Aerosol Spray
Hydromorphone Hydrochloride (Dilaudid) Injection
Imipenem and Cilastatin for Injection, USP
Interferon Alfacon-1 (Infergen) Injection
Iodoquinol (Yodoxin) Tablets
Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets USP
Levobunolol Hydrochloride
Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Injection
Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Oral Solution
Lindane Lotion, USP 1%
Lindane Shampoo, USP 1%
Lorazepam (Ativan) Injection
Memantine Hydrochloride (Namenda) Unit Dose XR Capsules
Mesna Injection
Miacalcin Nasal Spray (Calcitonin-Salmon)
Montelukast Sodium Oral Granules
Morphine Sulfate (Avinza) Extended Release Capsules
Naratriptan Hydrochloride Tablets
Nitroglycerin (NITRO-DUR)
Nitroglycerin in 5% Dextrose Injection
Norelgestromin/Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System (ORTHO EVRA)
Ondansetron (Zofran) Injection
Oxazepam Capsules
Pancrelipase (ULTRESA) Delayed-Release Capsules
PEGINTRON (peginterferon alfa-2b) REDIPEN
PEGINTRON (peginterferon alfa-2b) Vials
Quazepam (Doral) Tablets
Reserpine Tablets
Ribavirin (REBETOL) USP Capsules
Rivastigmine Tartrate (Exelon) Capsules
Rivastigmine Tartrate Capsules
Sumatriptan (Sumavel DosePro) Injection
Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens B (Enjuvia) Tablets
Technetium Tc99m Succimer Injection (DMSA)
Telavancin (Vibativ) Injection
Telbivudine Tablets (TYZEKA)
Telithromycin (Ketek) Tablets
Terbinafine (Lamisil) Oral Granules
THAM Solution (Tromethamine Injection)
Theophylline Extended Release Tablets and Capsules
Ticarcillin disodium and clavulanate potassium (Timentin) Sterile Powder for Injection and Sterile Injection
Tositumomab and Iodine I 131 Tositumomab (Bexxar)
Tretinoin Cream (Tretin-X)
Triamcinolone Hexacetonide Injectable Suspension (Aristospan)
Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablet, Film Coated
Valsartan Tablets
Vancomycin HCl Capsules
Zofran Oral Solution







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