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 01/18/2022)

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 February 2022. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug
20 mL Vial (NDC 63323-0185-20) Backordered. Next release February 2022. Demand increase for the drug
50 mL Vial (NDC 63323-0185-50) Backordered. Next release Q2-2022. Demand increase for the drug
Single Dose free flex bag, 1,000 mL fill, (NDC 63323-178-76) Available Check wholesalers for inventory

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (Revised 01/13/2022)

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. Additional lots are scheduled for manufacturing and will be available in the January - February 2022 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 01/05/2022)

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