Dihydroergotamine Mesylate Injection

[28 January 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Dihydroergotamine mesylate injection, BenVenue (formerly Bedford product)
1 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 55390-0013-10)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Ben Venue has stopped production in its plant in Bedford, Ohio and closed in 2014.
  • Valeant could not provide a reason for the shortage of dihydroergotamine mesylate injection.

Available Products

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)
D.H.E. 45, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
1 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 66490-0041-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

All marketed presentations are currently available.

Related Shortages


January 28, 2015; January 14, 2015; December 1, 2014; November 17, 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 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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