FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Sodium Chloride Injection USP, 0.9% Vials and Syringes
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 06/21/2018
»Therapeutic Categories: Other

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Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 05/04/2022)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Sodium Chloride Injection USP, Single dose plastic vial, 0.9%, (18 mg per 2 mL)(9 mg per mL) (NDC 63323-186-02) Backordered. Next release Q2-2022. Check wholesalers for inventory Increase in Demand
Sodium Chloride Injection USP, Single dose plastic vial, 0.9%, (90 mg per 10 mL)(9 mg per mL) (NDC 63323-186-10) Backordered. Next release May 2022. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase
Sodium Chloride Injection USP, Single dose plastic vial, 0.9%, (180 mg per 20 mL)(9 mg per mL) (NDC 63323-186-20) Backordered. Next release May 2022. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase
Sodium Chloride Injection USP, Single dose tear top vial, 0.9%, (900 mg per 100 mL)(9 mg per mL) (NDC 63323-186-00) Backordered. Next release date not available at this time. Increase in Demand

Guerbet LLC (Revised 03/17/2022)

Company Contact Information:
877-729-6679

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
125 mL PFS (NDC 0019-1188-81) On backorder. Next batch will be available in April 2022, and the current demand can be fulfilled by May 2022. Other
125 mL PFS RFID Tag (NDC 0019-1188-27) Available; Next batch will be available May 2022. Other

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (Reverified 04/08/2022)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.9%, 2 mL vial (NDC 0641-0497-25) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Recovery is TBD at this time. Additional lots will be scheduled for manufacturing as needed. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 05/10/2022)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.9%; Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1918-32) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
0.9%; Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1918-33) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
0.9%; Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringe (NDC 00409-1918-35) Discontinued Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
10 mL (0.9%); Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4888-10) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: May 2022; Estimated Recovery: August 2022 Demand increase for the drug
10 mL (0.9%); Single Dose LifeShield Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4888-12) Next Delivery: June 2022; Estimated Recovery: December 2022 Demand increase for the drug
0.9%; Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4888-20) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: May 2022; Estimated Recovery: July 2022 Demand increase for the drug
0.9%; Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4888-50) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: October 2022; Estimated Recovery: January 2023 Demand increase for the drug

Medefil, Inc. (Revised 02/22/2022)

Company Contact Information:
630-682-4600

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9%, in a plastic syringe (10 mL) (NDC 64253-202-30) Available Check wholesalers for inventory. Additional Lots will be continuous released as manufactured. Available

Spectra Medical Devices, Inc. (New 12/17/2021)

Company Contact Information:
978-657-0889

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.9% 10mL Ampule (NDC 65282-1510-1) Currently available, in stock, Production is ongoing Other
0.9% 5mL Ampule (NDC 65282-1505-1) Currently available, in stock, Production is ongoing Other

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