[03 December 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Butorphanol tartrate nasal spray, Apotex
10 mg/mL, 2.5 mL bottle (NDC 60505-0813-01) - discontinued
Reason for the Shortage
- Apotex discontinued butorphanol nasal spray in July 2013. The company could not provide a reason for the discontinuation.
- Roxane Laboratories cannot provide a reason for the shortage of butorphanol nasal spray.
Butorphanol tartrate nasal spray, Mylan
10 mg/mL, 2.5 mL bottle (NDC 00378-9639-13)
Butorphanol tartrate nasal spray, Roxane Laboratories
10 mg/mL, 2.5 mL bottle (NDC 00054-3090-36)
Estimated Resupply Dates
All presentations are currently available.
December 3, 2013; October 23, 2013; September 12, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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