FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Cisatracurium Besylate Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 04/08/2020
»Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesia

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Abbvie (Revised 05/07/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-255-5162

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mg/mL, 5 mL Single-dose vial (NDC 0074-4378-05, 0074-4378-24, 0074-4378-36) Available. Next Release May 2021 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory Demand increase for the drug
2 mg/mL, 10 mL Multiple-dose vial (NDC 0074-4380-10, 0074-4380-79, 0074-4380-81) Available. Additional release in May 2021 and June 2021 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory Demand increase for the drug
10 mg/mL, 20 mL Single-dose vial (NDC 0074-4382-20, 0074-4382-91, 0074-4382-93) Available. Additional release in June 2021 and July 2021 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory Demand increase for the drug

AuroMedics Pharma LLC (mfd. by Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.) (Reverified 04/23/2021)

Company Contact Information:
888-238-7880

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
20 mg / 10 mL Multiple-Dose Vial, Package of 10 vials (ndc 55150-286-10) Available Check wholesaler for inventory Demand increase for the drug
10mg/5ml (NDC 5515028410) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 04/30/2021)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 mg (base) per 5 mL (2 mg per mL), Single dose vial, PF, (NDC 63323-416-05) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug
20 mg per 10 mL (2 mg per mL), Multiple dose vial, (NDC 63323-417-10) Backordered. Next release May 2021. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug
200 mg per 20 mL (10 mg per mL), Single dose vial, PF, (NDC 63323-418-20) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 05/07/2021)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10mg/5mL (2mg/mL) Single Dose Vial (NDC 00409-1098-02) Available Demand increase for the drug
200 mg/20 mL (10 mg/mL) Single Dose Vial (NDC 00409-1103-01) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: May 2021 Demand increase for the drug
20mg/10mL (2mg/mL) Multi-Dose Vial (NDC 00409-1208-01) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: May 2021 Demand increase for the drug

Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Revised 07/22/2020)

Company Contact Information:
844-824-8426

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 mg per 5 mL single dose vial (NDC 71288-712-06) Backordered. Next Delivery: July 2020, August 2020 and November 2020. Prioritized manufacturing and increased production due to overall demand. Demand increase for the drug
200 mg per 20 mL single dose vial (NDC 71288-713-21) Backordered. Next Delivery: July 2020, August 2020 and November 2020. Prioritized manufacturing and increased production due to overall demand. Demand increase for the drug
20 mg per 10 mL multi dose vial (NDC 71288-712-11) Backordered. Next Delivery: July 2020, August 2020 and November 2020. Prioritized manufacturing and increased production due to overall demand. Demand increase for the drug

Sandoz (Reverified 05/05/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-525-8747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2mg/ml; 5mL (NDC 0781-3150-95) Available
2mg/mL; 10mL (NDC 0781-3152-95) Available
1-mg/mL; 20mL (NDC 0781-3153-95_ Available

Somerset Therapeutics, LLC (New 04/08/2020)

Company Contact Information:
732-554-1019

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2mg/mL 10 vials (NDC 70069-141-10) Limited supply available. Please contact wholesaler for availability. Somerset is ramping up production to meet increased demand. Demand increase for the drug
2mg/ml 10 vials (NDC 70069-161-10) Limited supply available. Please contact wholesaler for availability. Somerset is ramping up production to meet increased demand. Demand increase for the drug
10mg/mL 10 vials (NDC 70069-151-10) Limited supply available. Please contact wholesaler for availability. Somerset is ramping up production to meet increased demand. Demand increase for the drug

Teva Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 04/29/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-545-8800

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
200 mg/20 mL (10 mg/mL) Single-dose vials (NDC 0703-2045-03) Product is available Teva is experiencing a significant increase in demand, due in part to the pandemic Demand increase for the drug
20 mg/10 mL (2 mg/mL) Multiple-dose vials (NDC 0703-2056-03) Product is available Teva is experiencing a significant increase in demand, due in part to the pandemic Demand increase for the drug
10 mg/5 mL (2 mg/mL) Single-dose vials (NDC 0703-2033-03) Product is available Teva is experiencing a significant increase in demand, due in part to the pandemic Demand increase for the drug

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