FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Sterile Water for Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 11/23/2021
»Therapeutic Categories: Other

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Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 11/30/2021)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 mL Vial (NDC 63323-0185-10) Backordered. Next release December 2021. Demand increase for the drug
20 mL Vial (NDC 63323-0185-20) Backordered. Next release December 2021. Demand increase for the drug
50 mL Vial (NDC 63323-0185-50) Backordered. Next release Q1-2022. Demand increase for the drug

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (Reverified 11/30/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 mL vial (NDC 0641-6147-10) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots have been manufactured and will be available in the December 2021 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 11/30/2021)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 mL Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4887-10) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: December 2021; Estimated Recovery: January 2023 Demand increase for the drug
20 mL Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4887-20) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: December 2021; Estimated recovery: April 2022 Demand increase for the drug
50 mL Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4887-50) Next Delivery: December 2021; Estimated recovery: April 2022 Demand increase for the drug
100 mL Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4887-99) Next Delivery: December 2021; Estimated recovery: January 2023 Demand increase for the drug

Medefil, Inc. (New 12/02/2021)

Company Contact Information:
630-682-4600

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 mL in plastic syringe (NDC 64253-020-30) Available Check wholesalers for inventory. Additional Lots will be released in December, 2021 Available; Demand Increase for the drug

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