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Oxytocin Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 09/23/2022
»Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesia; Urology; Other

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Fresenius Kabi (Revised 11/18/2022)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
100 USP Units per 10 mL (10 USP units per mL); Multiple dose vial; (NDC 63323-012-10) Backordered. Next release December 2022. Check wholesalers for inventory Manufacturing delay
300 USP Units per 30 mL (10 USP Units per mL); Multiple dose vial; (NDC 63323-012-30) Backordered. Next release December 2022. Check wholesalers for inventory Manufacturing delay
10 USP Units per mL (10 USP units per mL); (NDC 63323-012-01)( NDC 63323-0012-11) Backordered. Next release November 2022. Check wholesalers for inventory Manufacturing delay

Par Pharmaceuticals (Revised 11/17/2022)

Company Contact Information:
800-828-9393

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Pitocin: Packages of six 50 mL Pharmacy Bulk Packages, each containing 10 units of oxytocin per mL (total = 500 units of oxytocin per vial), (NDC 42023-130-06) Limited availability Limited supply due to increased demand
Pitocin: Packages of twenty-five oversized 1-mL vials, each containing 10 units of oxytocin, (NDC 42023-116-25) Limited availability Limited supply due to increased demand
Pitocin: Packages of twenty-five 10 mL multiple-dose vial, each containing 10 units of oxytocin per mL (total = 100 units of oxytocin per vial) (NDC 42023-116-02) Limited availability Limited supply due to increased demand
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