[15 May 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Leuprolide 1 mg/0.2 mL Injection, Teva
2.8 mL multiple-dose vial with 14-day kit (NDC 00703-4014-18)
Reason for the Shortage
- Sandoz states the shortage was due to increased demand.
- Sandoz relaunched Leuprolide 1 mg/0.2 mL 2.8 mL injection in late-January, 2013. The product has a new NDC number.
- Teva states the shortage is due to manufacturing delays.
Leuprolide 1 mg/0.2 mL Injection, Caraco
2.8 mL multiple-dose vial with 14-day kit (NDC 41616-0936-40)
Leuprolide 1 mg/0.2 mL Injection, Sandoz
2.8 mL multiple-dose vial with 14-day kit (NDC 00781-4003-32)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Teva has leuprolide acetate injection on long term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
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