FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Ropivacaine Hydrochloride injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 03/23/2018
»Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesia

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Akorn Pharmaceuticals (New 03/27/2018)

Company Contact Information:
800-932-5676

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.5% 5mg/mL, 30mL, 1 Vial (NDC 17478-0081-30) Currently on allocation. Estimated full recovery by end of May 2018 Other

AuroMedics Pharma LLC (mfd. by Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.) (Revised 04/20/2018)

Company Contact Information:
888-238-7880

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.2% 20 mL Single Dose Vials (NDC 55150-195-20) Currently backordered Next shipment TBD Demand increase for the drug
0.2% 100 mL Single Dose Infusion Bottles (NDC 55150-196-99) Currently backordered Next shipment expected early May Demand increase for the drug
0.5% 20 mL Single Dose Vials (NDC 55150-197-20) Intermittent backorders expected Next shipment TBD Demand increase for the drug
0.5% 30 mL Single Dose Vials (NDC 55150-198-30) Intermittent backorders expected Next shipment TBD Demand increase for the drug
0.75% 20 mL Single Dose Vials (NDC 55150-199-20) Intermittent backorders expected Next shipment TBD Demand increase for the drug
1% 10 mL Single Dose Vials (NDC 55150-200-10) Currently backordered Next shipment expected early June Demand increase for the drug
1% 20 mL Single Dose Vials (NDC 55150-201-20) Currently backordered Next shipment expected early June Demand increase for the drug

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 04/23/2018)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mg per mL / 0.2% (20 mg per 10 mL), Plastic Ampule, Sterile-Pak (NDC 63323-285-10) Available Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
2 mg per mL / 0.2% (40 mg per 20 mL), Plastic Ampule, Sterile-Pak (NDC 63323-285-20) Available Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
5 mg per mL / 0.5% (100 mg per 20 mL), Plastic Ampule, Sterile-Pak (NDC 63323-286-20) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018 Manufacturing Delay
7.5 mg per mL / 0.75% (150 mg per 20 mL), Plastic Ampule, Sterile-Pak (NDC 63323-287-20) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018 Manufacturing Delay
10 mg per mL / 1% (100 mg per 10 mL), Plastic Ampule, Sterile-Pak (63323-288-10) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018 Manufacturing Delay
10 mg per mL / 1% (200 mg per 20 mL), Plastic Ampule, Sterile-Pak (NDC 63323-288-20) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018 Manufacturing Delay
2 mg per mL / 0.2% (200 mg per 100 mL), Single Dose Free Flex Bag (NDC 63323-285-61) Backordered. Next release anticipated May 2018 Manufacturing Delay
2 mg per mL / 0.2% (400 mg per 200 mL), Single Dose Free Flex Bag (NDC 63323-285-63) Backordered. Next release anticipated May 2018 Manufacturing Delay
2 mg per mL / 0.2% (200 mg per 100 mL), Single Dose Infusion Bottle (NDC 63323-285-65) Backordered. Next release anticipated May 2018 Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
2 mg per mL / 0.2% (400 mg per 200 mL), Single Dose Infusion Bottle (NDC 63323-285-64) Backordered. Next release anticipated May 2018 Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
5 mg per mL / 0.5% (500 mg per 100 mL), Single Dose Infusion Bottle (NDC 63323-286-00) Available Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
5 mg per mL / 0.5% (1,000 mg per 200 mL), Single Dose Infusion Bottle (NDC 63323-286-63) Available Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
2 mg per mL / 0.2% (20 mg per 10 mL), Single Dose Vial (NDC 63323-285-13) Available Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
2 mg per mL / 0.2% (40 mg per 20 mL), Single Dose Vial (NDC 63323-285-23) Backordered. Next release anticipated May 2018 Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
5 mg per mL / 0.5% (150 mg per 30 mL), Single Dose Vial (NDC 63323-286-35) Available Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
5 mg per mL / 0.5% (100 mg per 20 mL), Single Dose Vial (NDC 63323-286-23) Backordered. Next release anticipated April 2018 Manufacturing Delay
7.5 mg per mL / 0.75% (150 mg per 20 mL), Single Dose Vial (NDC 63323-287-21) Backordered. Next release anticipated April 2018 Manufacturing Delay
10 mg per mL / 1% (100 mg per 10 mL), Single Dose Vial (NDC 63323-288-11) Backordered. Next release anticipated May 2018 Manufacturing Delay
10 mg per mL / 1% (200 mg per 20 mL), Single Dose Vial (NDC 63323-288-21) Backordered. Next release anticipated June 2018 Manufacturing Delay
5 mg per mL / 0.5% (150 mg per 30 mL), Sterile-Pack, Single Dose Vial (NDC 63323-286-31) Backordered. Next release anticipated July 2018 Manufacturing Delay

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 04/13/2018)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
20 mg/10 mL (2 mg/mL); 10 mL Single Dose Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-9300-10) Next delivery and Estimated recovery: June 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
40 mg/20 mL (2 mg/mL); 20 mL Single Dose Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-9300-20) Next delivery and Estimated recovery: June 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
150 mg/30 mL (5 mg/mL); 30 mL Single Dose Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-9301-30) Next delivery: Early May 2018 Estimated recovery: September 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
150 mg/20 mL (7.5 mg/mL); 20 mL Single Dose Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-9302-20) Next delivery: June 2018 Estimated recovery: September 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
100 mg/10 mL (10 mg/mL); 10 mL Single Dose Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-9303-10) Next delivery and Estimated recovery: June 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
200 mg/20 mL (10 mg/mL); 20 mL Single Dose Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-9303-20) Next delivery and Estimated recovery: June 2018 Check Wholesaler for Availability. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other

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