Products Affected - Description
Egrifta, EMD Serono
2 mg vial in 30 count boxes with diluent (NDC 44087-2011-02) - discontinued
2 mg vial in 30 count boxes with diluent (NDC 62064-0021-30) - discontinued
1 mg vial in 30 count boxes with diluent (NDC 62064-0011-60)
Reason for the Shortage
- EMD Serono had Egrifta 2 mg vials on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
- EMD Serono discontinued Egrifta 1 mg vials in May 2013.
- Theratechnologies acquired Egrifta from EMD Serono in the spring of 2014.
- Theratechnologies had Egrifta 2 mg vials on shortage due to manufacturing delays. They have reverted to the 1 mg vials from the 2 mg vials and have begun manufacturing this new presentation.
No presentation is available.
Estimated Resupply Dates
Theratechnologies has Egrifta on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-to-late September 2014. Patients must enroll in the Egrifta Assist Program (844-347-4382).
September 16, 2014; September 4, 2014; June 23, 2014; April 15, 2014; March 17, 2014; February 5, 2014; January 6, 2014; December 3, 2013; 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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