U.S. flag An official website of the United States government
  1. Home
  2. Drug Databases
  3. Drug Shortages

FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

Report a Drug Shortage | Contact Us | FAQ | Background Info | Get Email Alerts | Download Current Drug Shortages

Start Over | Back to Previous Screen

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

Expand all

American Regent/Luitpold (New 05/26/2022)

Company Contact Information:
800-645-1706

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10mL Vial (NDC 0517-3010-25) Backordered, Next release August 2022 Demand increase for the drug
20mL Vial (NDC 0517-3020-25) Backordered Next release July 2022 Demand increase for the drug

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 09/14/2022)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Single Dose free flex bag, 1,000 mL fill, (NDC 63323-178-76) Backordered. Next release October 2022.
10 mL Vial (NDC 63323-0185-10) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug
20 mL Vial (NDC 63323-0185-20) Backordered. Next release not available at this time. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug
50 mL Vial (NDC 63323-0185-50) Backordered. Next release not available at this time. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (Revised 06/03/2022)

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. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 09/12/2022)

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: September 2022; Estimated Recovery: May 2023 Demand increase for the drug
20 mL Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4887-20) Next Delivery: September 2022; Estimated Recovery: October 2022 Demand increase for the drug
50 mL Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4887-50) Next Delivery: September 2022; Estimated Recovery: October 2023 Demand increase for the drug
100 mL Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-4887-99) Next Delivery: February 2023; Estimated Recovery: March 2023 Demand increase for the drug

Medefil, Inc. (Revised 03/01/2022)

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 Available; Demand Increase for the drug

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation (New 02/22/2022)

Company Contact Information:
803-569-2800

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
5 mL Plastic Vials (NDC 0487-6105-01) Available Other
Back to Top