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Etomidate Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 10/05/2022
»Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesiology

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Avet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Revised 12/22/2022)

Company Contact Information:
855-228-9470

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
20 mg/10mL carton of 10 (NDC 23155-160-41) Product available upon request
40 mg/20 mL carton of 10 (NDC 23155-160-42) Product available upon request

Caplin Steriles, Ltd. (Revised 01/26/2023)

Company Contact Information:

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
20 mg per 10 mL, Single dose vial, (NDC 65219-445-10) 1 month expiry (2/28/2023 expiry) dating available by request. Marketed by Fresenius Kabi; Check wholesalers for inventory

Fresenius Kabi Etomidate Shelf Life Extension Letter


Search List of Extended Use Dates to Assist with Drug Shortages
40 mg per 20 mL, Single dose vial, (NDC 65219-445-20) 1 month expiry (2/28/2023 expiry) dating available by request. Marketed by Fresenius Kabi

Fresenius Kabi Etomidate Shelf Life Extension Letter


Search List of Extended Use Dates to Assist with Drug Shortages
2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 25021-674-10) Available Marketed by Sagent
2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 25021-674-20) Available Marketed by Sagent

Eugia US, LLC (formerly AuroMedics Pharma LLC) [mfd. by Eugia Pharma Specialties, Ltd.) (Revised 01/24/2023)

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Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 55150-221-10) Currently on backorder - next shipment February 2023 Check wholesalers for inventory Other
2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 55150-222-20) Currently on backorder - next shipment February 2023 Other

Gland Pharma Limited (New 10/05/2022)

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Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 72266-146-10) Pending information Distributed by Fosun Pharma USA, Inc.. To order, contact: 833-291-9645.
2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 72266-147-10) Pending information Distributed by Fosun Pharma USA, Inc.. To order, contact: 833-291-9645.

Hikma Pharmaceuticals, LLC (formerly West-Ward) (New 10/05/2022)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 0143-9506-10) Currently on backorder Demand increase for the drug
2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 0143-9507-10) Currently on backorder Demand increase for the drug
2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 0143-9310-10), Novaplus Pending information
2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 0143-9311-10), Novaplus Pending information
2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 72572-160-10) Pending information Distributed by Civica
2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 72572-161-10) Pending information Distributed by Civica

Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer Company (Reverified 01/20/2023)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Amidate, 2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 0409-6695-01) Next Delivery: May 2023; Estimated recovery: June 2023 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
Amidate, 2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 0409-6695-02) Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: June 2023 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Viatris Company (Reverified 01/31/2023)

Company Contact Information:
800-796-9526

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 67457-902-10) Q1 2023 Demand increase for the drug
2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 67457-903-20) Q1 2023 Demand increase for the drug
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