[11 June 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Follistim AQ injection, Merck
75 IU single-dose vial (NDC 00052-0308-02)
150 IU single-dose vial (NDC 00052-0309-02)
300 IU cartridge (NDC 00052-0313-01)
600 IU cartridge (NDC 00052-0316-01)
900 IU cartridge (NDC 00052-0326-01)
Reason for the Shortage
- Merck states the shortage is related to issues with supply and demand.
- Merck is the sole manufacturer of follitropin beta injection.
No presentations are fully available.
Estimated Resupply Dates
Merck has Follistim AQ 75 IU and 150 IU vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of July 2013. Follistim AQ 300 IU, 600 IU, and 900 IU cartridges are on allocation.
June 11, 2013; April 11, 2013; March 7, 2013; January 28, 2013; November 1, 2012; August 30, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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