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Desmopressin Injection

[19 November 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Desmopressin injection, 4 mcg/mL, Caraco
10 mL multi-dose vial (NDC 62756-0529-40)
 
Desmopressin injection, 4 mcg/mL, Hospira
1 mL ampule (NDC 00409-2265-01)
 
Desmopressin injection, 4 mcg/mL, Teva
1 mL vial (NDC 00703-5051-03)
10 mL multi-dose vial (NDC 00703-5054-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Teva and Hospira have desmopressin injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Ferring acquired marketing rights of DDAVP from Sanofi in October 2014.

Available Products

Desmopressin injection, 4 mcg/mL, Ferring
1 mL ampule (NDC 55566-5030-01)
10 mL multi-dose vial (NDC 55566-5040-01)
 
DDAVP, 4 mcg/mL, Ferring (formerly a Sanofi product)
1 mL ampule (NDC 00075-2451-01)
10 mL vial (NDC 00075-2451-53)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Caraco has desmopressin 4 mcg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • Hospira has desmopressin 4 mcg/mL 1 mL ampules on back order and the company estimates a release date in 2016.
  • Teva has desmopressin 4 mcg/mL 1 mL and 10 mL vials on long-term back order and the company estimates a release date in 2016.

Related Shortages

Updated

November 19, 2014; August 29, 2014; July 23, 2014; June 26, 2014; June 3, 2014; May 7, 2014; April 7, 2014; March 25, 2014; December 20, 2013; September 30, 2013; July 25, 2013; May 6, 2013; March 28, 2013; February 8, 2013; January 18, 2013; December 31, 2012; December 21, 2012; November 13, 2012; October 22, 2012; September 5, 2012; August 8, 2012; June 19, 2012; May 16, 2012; April 26, 2012; March 29, 2012; February 29, 2012; January 18, 2012; December 29, 2011; November 3, 2011; October 4, 2011; August 18, 2011; July 8, 2011; May 27, 2011; April 21, 2011; March 23, 2011; February 16, 2011; February 3, 2011; January 6, 2011; December 2, 2010; November 19, 2010; November 3, 2010; October 29, 2010; October 14, 2010; September 23, 2010; August 24, 2010; August 16, 2010; August 11, 2010; August 3, 2010; July 30, 2010; July 7, 2010; University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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