FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: No date available
»Therapeutic Categories: Analgesia/Addiction; Pediatric

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Akorn Pharmaceuticals (Revised 11/21/2016)

Company Contact Information:
800-932-5676

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mL ampule 10 pack (NDC 17478-0030-02) Available Other
2 mL ampule; 25 pack (NDC 17478-0030-25) Available Other
5 mL ampule 10 pack (NDC 17478-0030-05) Available Other
20 mL ampule (NDC 17478-0030-20) Available Other
5 mL ampule 25 pack (NDC 17478-0030-55) Available Other

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

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.05 mg/mL; 2 mL Carpuject (NDC 0409-1276-32) Next delivery & Estimated recovery: June 2019 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter

Other
0.05 mg/mL; 2 mL amp (NDC 0409-9093-32) Next delivery: Early March 2018; Estimated recovery: September 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter

Other
0.05 mg/mL; 5 mL amp (NDC 0409-9093-35) Next delivery: Late February 2018; Estimated recovery: March 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter

Other
0.05 mg/mL; 20 mL amp (NDC 0409-9093-38) Next delivery & Estimated recovery: TBD Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter

Other
0.05 mg/mL; 2 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-22) Next delivery: Mid February 2018; Estimated recovery: March 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter

Other
0.05 mg/mL; 5 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-25) Next delivery: Mid March 2018; Estimated recovery: March 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter

Other
0.05 mg/mL; 10 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-28) Available Available

Dear Customer Letter

Other
0.05 mg/mL; 20 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-31) Next delivery: Early April 2018; Estimated recovery: September 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

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Other
0.05 mg/mL; 50 mL vial (NDC 0409-9094-61) Next delivery: Mid March 2018; Estimated recovery: September 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter

Other

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 02/06/2018)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
50 mcg/mL 2 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6024-10) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the April - May 2018 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 5 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6025-10) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the April - May 2018 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 20 mL ampul (NDC 0641-6026-05) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the April - May 2018 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 2 mL vial (NDC 0641-6027-25) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the February - March 2018 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 5 mL vial (NDC 0641-6028-25) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the February - March 2018 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Regulatory delay
50 mcg/mL 20 mL vial (NDC 0641-6029-25) West-Ward has inventory available. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the February - March 2018 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
50 mcg/mL 50 mL vial (NDC 0641-6030-01) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are scheduled to be manufactured in the February - March 2018 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

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