[08 January 2014]
Products Affected - Description
Vistide injection, Gilead
75 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 61958-0101-01)
Reason for the Shortage
- Gilead recalled one lot of Vistide on February 4, 2013, due to particulate matter in some vials.
- Mylan Institutional launched cidofovir injection in mid-March 2013.
- Heritage could not provide a reason for the shortage.
Cidofovir injection, Heritage Pharmaceuticals
75 mg/mL, 5 mL vial (NDC 23155-0216-31)
Cidofovir injection, Mylan Institutional
75 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 67457-0210-05)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Gilead has Vistide 75 mg/mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
January 8, 2014; November 6, 2013; September 25, 2013; August 22, 2013; July 29, 2013; June 24, 2013; June 6, 2013; May 1, 2013; April 3, 2013; March 29, 2013; February 15, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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