[11 June 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Acetazolamide injection, Bedford
500 mg vial (NDC 55390-0460-01)
Reason for the Shortage
- Bedford has acetazolamide injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays. Bedford anticipates full availability of each presentation the company reintroduces to market.
- Ben Venue voluntarily entered into a consent decree with FDA in late-January 2013 which allows Ben Venue to manufacture over 100 medications as long as they are compliant with the decree. Ben Venue supplies multiple products for Bedford Laboratories, a division of Ben Venue.
Acetazolamide injection, Sagent
500 mg vial (NDC 25021-0817-10)
Acetazolamide injection, X-Gen Pharmaceuticals
500 mg vial (NDC 39822-0190-01)
500 mg Novaplus vial (NDC 39822-0190-07)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Bedford has acetazolamide injection on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
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