FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Cysteine Hydrochloride Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 01/09/2015
»Therapeutic Categories: Other; Pediatric

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Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC (New 08/09/2019)

Company Contact Information:
828-758-5474 ext. 154 or 230

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Elcys (Cysteine Hydrochloride injection) 500mg/10ml Single-dose vials (NDC 51754-1007-1) Packaged as 10 per carton (NDC 51754-1007-3) Available Product is available at wholesalers and also from Exela at www.exelapharma.com. Other

Sandoz (Reverified 08/20/2019)

Company Contact Information:
800-525-8747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
L-Cysteine Hydrochloride Injection 50 mg/mL 10x10 mL vial (NDC 66758-004-02) Product permanently discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
L-Cysteine Hydrochloride Injection 50 mg/mL 5x50 mL vial (NDC 66758-005-02) Product permanently discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
L-Cysteine Hydrochloride Injection 50mg/ml 10x10 ml Vial (NDC 0781-8940-95) No backorders anticipated Sandoz in conjunction with FDA has initiated temporary importation of L-Cysteine Hydrochloride Injection into the U.S. market to address drug shortage. Importation began July 2016. Please check wholesaler inventory. Please see the Dear Healthcare Professional Letter for additional product and supply information.

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