[04 November 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Orphenadrine citrate injection, 30 mg/mL, Bedford
2 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 55390-0059-10)
Reason for the Shortage
- Watson stated the shortage was due to production delays.
- 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.
Orphenadrine citrate injection, 30 mg/mL, Akorn
2 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 17478-0538-02)
Orphenadrine citrate injection, 30 mg/mL, Sagent
2 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 25021-0651-02)
Orphenadrine citrate injection, 30 mg/mL, Watson
2 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00591-3222-47)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Bedford has orphenadrine 30 mg/mL 2 mL vials on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Ben Venue manufactured orphenadrine for Bedford.
November 4, 2013; August 8, 2013; May 22, 2013; March 8, 2013; December 19, 2012; September 19, 2012; July 18, 2012; May 22, 2012; March 22, 2012; March 14, 2012; March 2, 2012; February 3, 2012; January 11, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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