FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Metoprolol Tartrate Injection, USP
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 04/02/2019
»Therapeutic Categories: Cardiovascular

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Baxter Healthcare (Reverified 08/14/2019)

Company Contact Information:
888-229-0001

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1 mg/mL - 5 mL Sterile Single Use Glass Vial (10 x 5 mL). For Intravenous Use (NDC 36000-033-10) Available

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 08/01/2019)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
5 mg per 5 mL, SDV, PF (NDC 63323-660-05) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Manufacturing delays

Gland Pharma (Revised 08/13/2019)

Company Contact Information:
609-250-7990

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
5 mg per 5 mL Single Dose Vial (NDC 47781-587-17) Available Distributed by Alvogen Inc. (Company Contact Information: 973-532-7840) Available
1 mg/mL, 5 mL vial (NDC 72266-122-25) Available Distributed by Fosun Pharma USA Inc. (Company Contact Information: 833-291-9645) Available
1 mg/mL 5mL vial (NDC 70860-300-05 and 70860-300-41) Available Distributed by Athenex Pharmaceutical Division, LLC (Athenex) Company Contact Information: 855-273-0154 Available

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (Reverified 06/28/2019)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1mg/mL – 10mL vials, (NDC 0143-9660-10) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Demand increase for the drug
1mg/mL – 5ml vials (NDC 0143-9873-25) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 08/14/2019)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
5 mg/5 mL (1 mg/mL); Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-1778-05) Available Other
5 mg/5 mL (1 mg/mL); Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1778-35) Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: August 2020 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
5 mg/5 mL (1 mg/mL); Glass Ampul (NDC 00409-2285-05) Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: August 2020 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other

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