Products Affected - Description
Dihydroergotamine mesylate injection, BenVenue (formerly Bedford product)
1 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 55390-0013-10)
D.H.E. 45, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
1 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 66490-0041-01)
Reason for the Shortage
- Ben Venue has stopped production in its plant in Bedford, Ohio and closed in 2014.
- Valeant cannot provide a reason for the shortage of dihydroergotamine mesylate injection.
Dihydroergotamine mesylate injection, Paddock Labs (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)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Valeant has D.H.E. 45 injection on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-November 2014.
October 20, 2014; October 3, 2014; September 10, 2014; August 29, 2014; July 9, 2014; June 10, 2014; May 21, 2014; May 5, 2014; March 31, 2014; March 17, 2014; February 24, 2014; January 29, 2014; January 3, 2014; December 17, 2013; November 13, 2013; October 10, 2013; September 16, 2013; August 14, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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