Dihydroergotamine Mesylate Injection

[16 February 2017]

Products Affected - Description

D.H.E. 45 injection, Valeant
1 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 66490-0041-01)
Dihydroergotamine Mesylate injection, Perrigo
1 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 5 count (NDC 00574-0850-05)
1 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 00574-0850-10)

Reason for the Shortage

Perrigo and Valeant did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

There is insufficient supply for usual ordering.

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Perrigo has dihydroergotamine 1 mg/mL 1 mL ampules in 5 count and 10 count on allocation.
  • Valeant has D.H.E. 45 1 mg/mL 1 mL ampules on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages


February 16, January 6, 2017; December 19 and 14, November 22, October 5, September 2, August 1, July 13, 2016, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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