FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Atropine Sulfate Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: No date available
»Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesia; Neurology; Pediatric

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American Regent/Luitpold (Reverified 03/21/2017)

Company Contact Information:
800-645-1706

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.4 mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial, package of 25 (NDC 00517-0401-25) Available for NDC 00517-0401-25. American Regent is currently releasing the 0.4mg/mL, 1 mL vial, NDC 00517-0401-25 Demand increase for the drug
1 mg/mL, 1 mL single-dose vial, package of 25 (NDC 00517-1010-25) Available for NDC 00517-1010-25. American Regent is currently releasing the 1mg/mL, 1 mL vial, (NDC 00517-1010-25) Other

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc./IMS (Revised 03/02/2017)

Company Contact Information:
800-423-4136

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.1 mg/mL; 10 mL Luer-Jet Prefilled Syringe (NDC 76329-3339-1, Old NDC 0548-3339-00) Releasing product; however, the demand is greater than the supply at this time. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug.

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 03/27/2017)

Company Contact Information:
877-946-7747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.1 mg/mL; 10 mL Ansyr syringe (NDC 0409-1630-10) Next delivery: Late March 2017. Estimated recovery: 2Q 2017 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
0.05 mg/mL; 5 mL Ansyr syringe (NDC 0409-9630-05) Next delivery and estimated recovery: 2Q 2017 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
0.1 mg/mL; 5 mL Lifeshield syringe (NDC 0409-4910-34) Next delivery: Late July 2017. Estimated recovery: 3Q 2017 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
0.1 mg/mL; 10 mL Lifeshield syringe (NDC 0409-4911-34) Next delivery: Mid July 2017. Estimated recovery: 3Q 2017 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay 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)
0.4 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 0641-6006-10) West-Ward has available inventory. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured and available in the November - December 2016 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

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