FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Deferoxamine Mesylate for Injection, USP
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 02/02/2018
»Therapeutic Categories: Hematology

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Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 02/15/2018)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
500 mg per vial, 10 mL vial (NDC 63323-597-10) 9 month dating (expiry 10/31/2018) available upon request for direct and drop shipment orders. Next release anticipated February 2018. Check wholesaler inventory Demand increase for the drug
2 g per vial, 30 mL vial (NDC 63323-599-30) Backordered. Next release anticipated February 2018. Check wholesaler inventory Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 02/14/2018)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
500 mg Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-2336-10) Next delivery: March 2019; Estimated recovery: June 2019 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
2 g Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-2337-25) Next delivery: March 2019; Estimated recovery: June 2019 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other

Novartis (New 02/05/2018)

Company Contact Information:
888-669-6682

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Desferal Vials 500 mg cartons of 4 vials (NDC 0078-0467-91) Limited quantities available on allocation Check wholesaler inventories Demand increase for the drug

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