FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Injection, USP
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 10/31/2017
»Therapeutic Categories: Analgesia/Addiction

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Akorn Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 02/12/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-932-5676

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 17478-0540-01) Available
10 mg/mL, 5 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 17478-0540-05) Available Demand increase for the drug
10 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 17478-0540-50) Available Demand increase for the drug

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (Reverified 04/08/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 0641-0121-25) Inventory is currently available. Additional lots will be scheduled for manufacturing to meet demand. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 0641-2341-41) Inventory is currently available. Additional lots will be scheduled for manufacturing to meet demand. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 04/23/2021)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.5 mg/0.5 mL (1 mg/mL); iSecure Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1283-05) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: May 2021; Estimated Recovery: September 2021 Demand increase for the drug
1 mg/1 mL (1 mg/1 mL); iSecure Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1283-10) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
2 mg/1 mL (2 mg/mL); iSecure Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1312-10) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
1 mg/1 mL (1 mg/mL); Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1283-31) Available Other
2 mg/1 mL (2 mg/mL); Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1312-30) Available Other
4 mg/1 mL (4 mg/mL); Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1304-31) Available Other
1 mg/1 mL (1 mg/mL); Glass Ampul (NDC 00409-2552-01) Available Other
2 mg/1 mL (2 mg/mL); Glass Ampul (NDC 00409-3356-01) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
4 mg/1 mL (4 mg/mL); Glass Ampul (NDC 00409-2540-01) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
2 mg/1 mL (2 mg/mL); Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-3365-01) Available Other
10 mg/mL (10 mg/mL); Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-2634-01) Available Other
50 mg/5 mL (10 mg/mL); Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-2634-05) Available Other
500 mg/50 mL (10 mg/mL); Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-2634-50) Available Other

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