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
Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution (0.5%) Resolved
Amino Acids Currently in Shortage
Aminocaproic Acid Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Asparaginase Erwinia Chrysanthemi (Erwinaze) Currently in Shortage
Atenolol Tablets Currently in Shortage
Atropine Sulfate Injection Currently in Shortage
Belatacept (Nulojix) Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
Bleomycin Sulfate for Injection Resolved
Calcium Chloride Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Calcium Gluconate Injection Currently in Shortage
Carbidopa and Levodopa Extended Release Tablets 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
Chloroquine Phosphate Tablets Resolved
Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution, USP Currently in Shortage
Dexrazoxane Injection Currently in Shortage
Dextrose 5% Injection Bags Currently in Shortage
Dextrose 50% Injection Currently in Shortage
Diazepam Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Dihydroergotamine Mesylate Injection Currently in Shortage
Disopyramide Phosphate (Norpace) Capsules Currently in Shortage
Dobutamine Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
Dopamine Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
Epinephrine Injection, 0.1 mg/mL Currently in Shortage
Epinephrine Injection, 1 mg/mL Resolved
Estradiol Valerate Injection, USP Resolved
Ethiodized Oil (Lipiodol) Injection Currently in Shortage
Etoposide Phosphate (Etopophos) Injection Currently in Shortage
Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Injection Currently in Shortage
Folic Acid Injection Currently in Shortage
Gemifloxacin Mesylate (Factive) Tablets Currently in Shortage
Guanfacine Hydrochloride Tablets Currently in Shortage
Heparin Sodium and Sodium Chloride 0.9% Injection Currently in Shortage
Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Hydroxyamphetamine Hydrobromide/Tropicamide (Paremyd) Resolved
Imipenem and Cilastatin for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Indigotindisulfonate Sodium (Indigo Carmine) Injection Resolved
L-Cysteine Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection Currently in Shortage
Leucovorin Calcium Lyophilized Powder for Injection Currently in Shortage
Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) and Dextrose Injection Solution-Premix Bags Currently in Shortage
Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection Currently in Shortage
Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection with Epinephrine Currently in Shortage
Liotrix (Thyrolar) Tablets Currently in Shortage
Mecasermin [rDNA origin] (Increlex) Injection Resolved
Methotrexate Sodium Injection Currently in Shortage
Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Metoclopramide Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Metronidazole Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Molindone Hydrochloride Tablets Currently in Shortage
Morphine Sulfate Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Multi-Vitamin Infusion (Adult and Pediatric) Currently in Shortage
Mupirocin Calcium Nasal Ointment Currently in Shortage
Nitrous Oxide, Gas Currently in Shortage
Pantoprazole (Protonix) Powder for Injection 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
Potassium Phosphate 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 Resolved
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
Sodium Phosphate Injection Currently in Shortage
Sterile Talc Powder Currently in Shortage
Sumatriptan (Imitrex) Nasal Spray Resolved
Technetium Tc99m Succimer Injection (DMSA) Currently in Shortage
Theophylline Extended Release Tablets and Capsules Currently in Shortage
Tolmetin Sodium Tablets, USP Currently in Shortage

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
Acetaminophen and Codeine Phosphate Oral Suspension USP (Capital and Codeine)
Acitretin (Soriatane) Capsules
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
Azithromycin Tablets
Barium Sulfate (E-Z-CAT DRY) for Oral Suspension
Barium Sulfate (E-Z-CAT DRY) Powder for Suspension
Barium Sulfate for Suspension
Beclomenthasone Dipropionate HFA Inhalation Aerosol
Bendamustine Hydrochloride (Treanda) Injection
Boceprevir (VICTRELIS) Capsules
Buspirone HCl Tablets
Calcitriol 1 mcg/mL Injection
Canakinumab (Ilaris) Lyophilized Powder for Injection
Cefotaxime Sodium (Claforan) Injection
Cefuroxime Axetil (Ceftin) Oral Suspension
Chlorzoxazone (PARAFON FORTE DSC) 500 mg Caplets
Cholofrafin Meglumine (Iodipamide Meglumine) Injection
Cidofovir Injection
Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride Tablets
Colistimethate Sodium Injection
Cyclophosphamide Tablets
Cytarabine Liposome (DepoCyt) Injection
Daunorubicin Citrate Liposome Injection (DaunoXome)
Delavirdine Mesylate (RESCRIPTOR) Tablets
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%
Diatrizoate Meglumine and Diatrizoate Sodium (MD-76R) Injection
Diclofenac Sodium (Dyloject) Injection
Doxycycline Tablets
Elvitegravir (VITEKTA) Tablets
Enalapril Maleate Tablets
Epinephrine Injection, 0.1 mg/mL
Epirubicin Hydrochloride Injection
Etomidate (Amidate) Injection
Ezetimibe/Atorvastatin (LIPTRUZET)
Flurbiprofen Sodium Ophthalmic Solution, USP (OCUFEN)
Folic Acid Tablets
Furosemide Tablets
Galantamine Tablets
Gentamicin Sulfate Injection, USP (premix products)
Glyburide Metformin Tablets
Glyburide Tablets
Guanfacine Hydrochloride Tablets
Imipenem and Cilastatin for Injection, USP
Indomethacin Capsules
Interferon Alfacon-1 (Infergen) Injection
Iodixanol (Visipaque) Injection
Iodoquinol (Yodoxin) Tablets
Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets USP
Lactulose Oral Solution
Lamisil Tablets
Levobunolol Hydrochloride
Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Injection
Levofloxacin (LEVAQUIN) Oral Solution
Lindane Lotion, USP 1%
Lindane Shampoo, USP 1%
Linezolid Injection
Lisinopril Tablets
Lorazepam (Ativan) Injection
Mefloquine HCl Tablets
Mesna Injection
Methazolamide Tablets
Methocarbamol Tablets
Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Tablets, USP
Metoclopramide Injection, USP
Miacalcin Nasal Spray (Calcitonin-Salmon)
Midodrine HCl Tablets
Montelukast Sodium Chewable Tablet
Montelukast Sodium Oral Granules
Morphine Sulfate (Avinza) Extended Release Capsules
Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride in Sodium Chloride (AVELOX I.V.) Injection
Multi-Vit with Fluoride Drops
Multi-Vitamin Infusion (Adult and Pediatric)
Nadolol and Bendroflumethiazide Tablets
Naratriptan Hydrochloride Tablets
Nevirapine (Viramune) Extended Release Tablets
Nitroglycerin (NITRO-DUR)
Nitroglycerin in 5% Dextrose Injection
Norelgestromin/Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System (ORTHO EVRA)
Norethindrone and Mestranol ( Necon 1/50) Tablets USP
Octreotide Acetate (Sandostatin) Injection
Olanzapine and Fluoxetine (Symbyax) Capsules
PEGINTRON (peginterferon alfa-2b) REDIPEN
Potiga (ezogabine) Tablets
Primidone Tablets
Quazepam (Doral) Tablets
Quinidine Gluconate Injection
Ranitidine (Zantac) Tablets
Ranitidine Tablets
Reserpine Tablets
Risperidone Orally Disintegrating Tablets, USP
Sertraline Hydrochloride Tablets
Spironolactone Tablets
Sumatriptan (ZECUITY®) Iontophoretic Transdermal System
Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens B (Enjuvia) Tablets
Technetium Tc99m Tetrofosmin (Myoview) for Injection
Telavancin (Vibativ) Injection
Teniposide (Vumon) Injection
Testosterone (Axiron) Solution
Testosterone Gel Packets
Ticarcillin disodium and clavulanate potassium (Timentin) Sterile Powder for Injection and Sterile Injection
Tositumomab and Iodine I 131 Tositumomab (Bexxar)
Tretinoin Cream (Tretin-X)
Tri-Vit with Fluoride and Iron Drops
Tri-Vit with Fluoride Drops
Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream
Triamcinolone Hexacetonide Injectable Suspension (Aristospan)
Valproic Acid Syrup
Zofran Oral Solution

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