[26 July 2012]
Products Affected - Description
No presentations are on shortage at this time.
Reason for the Shortage
- Hospira had alfentanil injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
- Akorn had Alfenta on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
Alfentanil 500 mcg/mL injection, Hospira
2 mL ampule (NDC 00409-2266-02)
5 mL ampule (NDC 00409-2266-05)
2 mL Novaplus ampule (NDC 00409-2266-49)
5 mL Novaplus ampule (NDC 00409-2266-51)
Alfenta 500 mcg/mL injection, Akorn
5 mL ampule (NDC 17478-0067-05)
2 mL ampule (NDC 17478-0067-02)
Estimated Resupply Dates
All presentations of alfentanil are available at this time.
July 26, 2012; June 21, 2012; June 6, 2012; May 25, 2012; May 18, 2012; April 17, 2012; March 30, 2012; March 2, 2012; January 27, 2012; December 29, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2012, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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