[28 October 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Ascorbic acid injection, American Regent
500 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 00517-5050-01)
Reason for the Shortage
- American Regent had temporarily suspended distribution of most drug products in April, 2011.
- American Regent resumed manufacturing in Shirley, New York in early-May, 2011.
- Hospira has discontinued all presentations of Cenolate injection and all supplies were depleted as of early-February, 2010.
Ascorbic acid injection, Mylan Institutional
500 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 67457-0118-50)
Estimated Resupply Dates
American Regent has ascorbic acid injection on a long term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
October 28, 2013; August 22, 2013; June 24, 2013; April 29, 2013; February 27, 2013; November 28, 2012; August 21, 2012; June 19, 2012; April 10, 2012; February 3, 2012; December 14, 2011; November 9, 2011; September 28, 2011; August 17, 2011; July 20, 2011; June 23, 2011; May 17, 2011; April 29, 2011; March 24, 2011; February 4, 2011; December 29, 2010; November 24, 2010; October 20, 2010; October 11, 2010; August 16, 2010; June 16, 2010; April 13, 2010; March 17, 2010; February 26, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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