[10 March 2014]
Products Affected - Description
Terbutaline sulfate injection, 1 mg/mL, Bedford
1 mL vial, package of 10 (NDC 55390-0101-10)
Terbutaline sulfate injection, 1 mg/mL, West-Ward
1 mL vial, package of 10 (NDC 00143-9746-10)
Reason for the Shortage
- Ben Venue has stopped production in its plant in Bedford, Ohio and will close in early 2014. Ben Venue supplies multiple sterile injectable products for Bedford Laboratories. Supplies of product that has already been manufactured will continue to be released until inventory is depleted. Bedford Laboratories has a small number of products manufactured elsewhere that are not affected by this closure.
- Akorn has discontinued terbutaline injection.
Terbutaline sulfate injection, 1 mg/mL, Fresenius Kabi (formerly APP)
1 mL vial, package of 25 (NDC 63323-0665-01)
Estimated Resupply Dates
- Bedford has terbutaline 1 mg/mL1 mL vials on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Ben Venue manufactured terbutaline for Bedford.
- West-Ward has terbutaline 1 mg/mL 1 mL vials available but short-dated.
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