[29 March 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Cyclosporine 50 mg/mL solution for injection, Bedford
5 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 55390-0122-10)
Reason for the Shortage
- Perrigo acquired Paddock Laboratories in July 2011. Perrigo discontinued cyclosporine injection in late-November, 2011.
- Ben Venue voluntarily suspended all manufacturing and distribution in mid-November, 2011 on a temporary basis. Product is becoming available in stages as production resumes. Availability of products is updated on the Bedford Laboratories website.
Sandimmune 50 mg/mL solution for injection, Novartis
5 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 00078-0109-01)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Bedford has cyclosporine injection 5 mL vials on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Production is pending as capacity permits.
March 29, 2013; January 30, 2013; November 12, 2012; September 19, 2012; August 1, 2012; June 18, 2012; June 5, 2012; May 1, 2012; March 20, 2012; February 8, 2012; January 4, 2012; December 6, 2011; November 21, 2011; October 26, 2011; September 20, 2011; June 7, 2010; June 2, 2010; May 24, 2010; April 30, 2010; April 5, 2010; March 16, 2010; March 1, 2010; February 5, 2010; January 12, 2009; December 15, 2008; December 1, 2008; November 3, 2008; October 15, 2008; September 9, 2008; August 18, 2008, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service.
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