[15 November 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.
- Bedford has cyclosporine injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays. Bedford anticipates full availability of each presentation the company reintroduces to market.
- 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.
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. Ben Venue manufactured cyclosporine injection for Bedford.
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