FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Magnesium Sulfate Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 04/27/2018
»Therapeutic Categories: Endocrinology/Metabolism; Gastroenterology; Pediatric

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Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC (Revised 06/05/2018)

Company Contact Information:
888-451-4321

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
5Gm/10 mL (500 mg/mL) (NDC 51754-1000-04) Available on allocation; Releasing product weekly on allocation; Please order through wholesalers or online directly at www.exelapharm.com Increase demand for the drug

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 06/11/2018)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
500 mg per mL, 50% (1 gram per 2 mL), Single dose vial, (NDC 63323-064-03) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018. Demand increase for the drug
500 mg per mL, 50% (5 grams per 10 mL), Single dose vial (NDC 63323-064-11) Backordered. Next release anticipated July 2018. Demand increase for the drug
500 mg per mL, 50% (10 grams per 20 mL), Single dose vial (NDC 63323-642-20) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018. Demand increase for the drug
500 mg per mL, 50% (25 grams per 50 mL), Single dose vial (NDC 63323-642-50) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018. Demand increase for the drug
2 g total in 50 mL, (40 mg per mL), Single dose free flex bag in water (NDC 63323-106-05) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018. Demand increase for the drug
4 g total in 100 mL, (40 mg per mL), Single dose free flex bag in water (NDC63323-106-01) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018. Demand increase for the drug
4 g total in 50 mL, (80 mg per mL), Single dose free flex bag in water (NDC 63323-107-05) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018. Demand increase for the drug
20 g total in 500 mL, (40 mg per mL), Single dose free flex bag in water (NDC 63323-106-15) Backordered. Next release anticipated July 2018. Demand increase for the drug
40 g total in 1,000 mL, (40 mg per mL), Single dose free flex bag in water (NDC 63323-106-10) Backordered. Next release anticipated July 2018. Demand increase for the drug
1 g total in 100 mL, (10 mg per mL), Single dose free flex bag in 5% Dextrose (NDC 63323-108-01) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 06/14/2018)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1 g/100 mL (10 mg/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 00409-6727-23) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: July 2018; Estimated Recovery: September 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
2 g/50 mL (40 mg/mL); Flexible Container (00409-6729-24) Next Delivery: August 2018; Estimated Recovery: September 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
20 g/500 mL (40 mg/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 00409-6729-03) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: July 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
4 g/100 mL (40 mg/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 00409-6729-23) Next Delivery: August 2018; Estimated Recovery: September 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
4 g/50 mL (80 mg/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 00409-6730-13) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: July 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
40 g/1,000 mL (40 mg/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 00409-6729-09) Available Other
5 g/10 mL (500 mg/mL); Ansyr Plastic Syringe (NDC 00409-1754-10) Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: September 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
10 g/20 mL (500 mg/mL); Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-2168-02) Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: 2019 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other

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