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Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 02/08/2019
»Therapeutic Categories: Dermatology; Endocrinology/Metabolism; Gastroenterology; Hematology; Neurology; Oncology; Ophthalmology; Other; Pulmonary/Allergy; Rheumatology

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AuroMedics Pharma LLC (mfd. by Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.) (Revised 10/07/2019)

Company Contact Information:
866-850-2876

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
4 mg/1 mL SDV (NDC 55150-237-01) Currently available Check wholesalers for inventory Other
20 mg/5 mL MDV (NDC 55150-238-05) Backordered — next shipment anticipated late Oct. 2019. Intermittent availability expected. Other
120 mg/30 mL MDV (NDC 55150-239-30) Backordered — next shipment anticipated late Oct. 2019. Intermittent availability expected. Other

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 11/12/2019)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
20 mg per 5 mL (4 mg per mL); MDV; Amber vial (NDC 63323-165-05) Available Check wholesalers for inventory. Delay in manufacturing
100 mg per 10 mL (10 mg per mL); MDV; Amber Vial (NDC 63323-516-10) Available Check wholesalers for inventory. Delay in manufacturing
120 mg per 30 mL (4 mg per mL); MDV; Amber Vial (NDC 63323-165-30) Available Check wholesalers for inventory. Delay in manufacturing
4 mg per mL (4 mg per mL); SDV; Amber Vial (NDC 63323-165-01) Available Check wholesalers for inventory. Delay in manufacturing
10 mg per mL (10 mg per mL); SDV; Preservative Free; Amber Vial (NDC 63323-506-01) Available Check wholesalers for inventory. Increase in demand

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (Revised 10/10/2019)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
4 mg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 0641-6145-25) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the October - November 2019 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
4 mg/mL, 5 mL vial (NDC 0641-6146-25) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
10 mg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 0641-0367-25) Inventory is currently available. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the November - December 2019 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

Mylan Institutional (Reverified 11/12/2019)

Company Contact Information:
800-796-9526

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection SDV [4 mg / 1 ml] 25PK (NDC 67457-423-12) Available Demand increase for the drug
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection MDV [20 mg / 5 ml] 25PK (NDC 67457-422-54) Available Demand increase for the drug
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection MDV [120 mg / 30 ml] 25 PK (NDC 67457-421-30) Available Demand increase for the drug
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection MDV [100 mg / 10 ml] 10PK (NDC 67457-420-10) Available Demand increase for the drug

Somerset Therapeutics, LLC (New 02/08/2019)

Company Contact Information:
732-554-1019

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection USP, 10 mg/mL, 1 mL Single Dose Vial (Preservative Free)(NDC 70069-021-25) Currently in Stock (we have capacity constraint but product available at this time). Estimated Release Dates: Released Product Available

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