[21 October 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Allopurinol injection, Bedford
500 mg vial (NDC 55390-0106-01)
Reason for the Shortage
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.
Aloprim injection, Mylan Institutional
500 mg vial (NDC 67457-0187-50)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Bedford has allopurinol injection on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Ben Venue manufactured allopurinol injection for Bedford.
October 21, 2013; September 18, 2013; July 18, 2013; June 12, 2013; May 3, 2013; March 5, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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