Products Affected - Description
Dactinomycin lyophilized sterile injection, Bedford Laboratories
0.5 mg vial, 1 count (NDC 55390-0337-01)
Reason for the Shortage
- Ben Venue has stopped production in its plant in Bedford, Ohio and will close in early 2014. Ben Venue supplies multiple sterile injectable products for Bedford Laboratories. Supplies of product that has already been manufactured will continue to be released until inventory is depleted. Bedford Laboratories has a small number of products manufactured elsewhere that are not affected by this closure, but dactinomycin is not one of these products.
- Recordati acquired several products from Lundbeck in January 2013 including Cosmegen.
- Cosmegen can be ordered through wholesalers or ASD Healthcare at 1-800-746-6273.
Cosmegen lyophilized sterile injection, Recordati
0.5 mg vial, 1 count (NDC 55292-0811-55)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Bedford has dactinomycin on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Ben Venue manufactured dactinomycin for Bedford.
May 7, 2014; February 20, 2014; October 30, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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