[04 December 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Reason for the Shortage
- APP has valproate sodium injection on shortage due to increased demand.
- 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, but valproate sodium injection is not one of these products.
Valproate injection, APP
100 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 63323-0494-05)
Valproate injection, Bedford
100 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 55390-0007-10)
Valproate injection, West-Ward
100 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 00143-9785-10)
Depacon injection, Abbvie
100 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 00074-1564-10)
Estimated Resupply Dates
All presentations are currently available.
December 4, 2013; October 30, 2013; September 25, 2013; September 16, 2013; August 15, 2013; August 1, 2013; July 23, 2013; June 14, 2013; April 24, 2013; March 20, 2013; January 24, 2013; November 20, 2012; November 14, 2012; September 19, 2012; July 18, 2012; May 22, 2012; March 9, 2012; February 8, 2012; January 4, 2012; November 23, 2011; November 21, 2011; November 15, 2011; November 8, 2011; November 1, 2011; October 4, 2011; August 17, 2011; July 20, 2011; July 1, 2011; June 29, 2011; June 23, 2011; June 7, 2011; April 14, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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