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%) Resolved
Alitretinoin (Panretin) Gel 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
Chloroquine Phosphate Tablets Resolved
Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution, USP Currently in Shortage
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection Resolved
Dextrose 50% Injection Currently in Shortage
Dihydroergotamine Mesylate Injection Currently in Shortage
Disopyramide Phosphate (Norpace) Capsules Currently in Shortage
Doxorubicin Lyophilized Powder for Injection Resolved
Epinephrine 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
Fomepizole Injection Resolved
Gemifloxacin Mesylate (Factive) Tablets Currently in Shortage
Hydroxyamphetamine Hydrobromide/Tropicamide (Paremyd) Resolved
Imipenem and Cilastatin for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
Indigotindisulfonate Sodium (Indigo Carmine) Injection Currently in Shortage
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) Injection Currently in Shortage
Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) Injection with Epinephrine Currently in Shortage
Liotrix (Thyrolar) Tablets Currently in Shortage
Mecasermin [rDNA origin] (Increlex) Injection Currently in Shortage
Methotrexate Sodium Injection Currently in Shortage
Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection, USP Currently in Shortage
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
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 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 Resolved
Tobramycin Injection Resolved
Tolmetin Sodium Tablets, USP Currently in Shortage
Trimipramine Maleate (SURMONTIL) Capsules 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
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
Canakinumab (Ilaris) Lyophilized Powder for Injection
Cefotaxime Sodium (Claforan) Injection
Chlorzoxazone (PARAFON FORTE DSC) 500 mg Caplets
Cidofovir Injection
Colistimethate Sodium Injection
Cyclophosphamide Tablets
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%
Docetaxel Injection
Elvitegravir (VITEKTA) Tablets
Epinephrine Injection, 0.1 mg/mL
Epirubicin Hydrochloride Injection
Esterified Estrogens, USP (Menest) Tablets
Etomidate (Amidate) Injection
Ezetimibe/Atorvastatin (LIPTRUZET)
Famciclovir (Famvir) Tablets
Flurbiprofen Sodium Ophthalmic Solution, USP (OCUFEN)
Galantamine Tablets
Gentamicin Sulfate Injection, USP (premix products)
Glyburide Metformin Tablets
Glyburide Tablets
Imipenem and Cilastatin for Injection, USP
Indomethacin Capsules
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
Mefloquine HCl Tablets
Mesna Injection
Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Tablets, USP
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)
Norethindrone and Mestranol ( Necon 1/50) Tablets USP
Octreotide Acetate (Sandostatin) Injection
Oxazepam Capsules
PEGINTRON (peginterferon alfa-2b) REDIPEN
Quazepam (Doral) Tablets
Reserpine Tablets
Risperidone Orally Disintegrating Tablets, USP
Sumatriptan (Sumavel DosePro) Injection
Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens B (Enjuvia) Tablets
Telavancin (Vibativ) Injection
Telbivudine Tablets (TYZEKA)
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)
Vancomycin HCl Capsules
Zofran Oral Solution

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