[11 March 2014]
Products Affected - Description
100 mg vial (NDC 00409-4856-05)
100 mg/2 mL, Act-O-Vial, 1 count (NDC 00009-0900-13) - discontinued
100 mg/2 mL, Act-O-Vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0900-20) - discontinued
250 mg/2 mL, Act-O-Vial, 1 count (NDC 00009-0909-08) - discontinued
250 mg/2 mL, Act-O-Vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0909-16) - discontinued
500 mg, Act-O-Vial (NDC 00009-0912-05) - discontinued
1000 mg, Act-O-Vial (NDC 00009-0920-03) - discontinued
100 mg plain vial (NDC 00009-0825-01)
100 mg/2 mL, preservative-free Act-O-Vial, 1 count (NDC 00009-0011-03)
100 mg/2 mL, preservative-free Act-O-Vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0011-04)
250 mg/2 mL, preservative-free Act-O-Vial, 1 count (NDC 00009-0013-05)
250 mg/2 mL, preservative-free Act-O-Vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0013-06)
500 mg, preservative-free Act-O-Vial (NDC 00009-0016-12)
1000 mg, preservative-free Act-O-Vial (NDC 00009-0005-01)
Reason for the Shortage
- Hospira has A-Hydrocort on shortage due to requirements related to good manufacturing practices.
- Pfizer changed their NDC numbers for the Solu-Cortef Act-O-Vials in mid-2012.
- Pfizer has Solu-Cortef on shortage due to manufacturing delay.
Insufficient supplies for usual ordering.
Estimated Resupply Dates
- Hospira has A-Hydrocort 100 mg vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
- Pfizer has all Solu-Cortef presentations on allocation, except Solu-Cortef 100 mg vial/2 mL Act-O-vials are on back order with an estimated release of late-March 2014.
March 11, 2014; February 3, 2014; January 13, 2014; October 14, 2013; July 25, 2013; May 13, 2013; February 28, 2013; November 29, 2012; August 17, 2012; June 19, 2012; May 30, 2012; May 24, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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