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Propranolol Injection

[01 August 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Propranolol intravenous injection, Sandoz
1 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00781-3777-95)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Ben Venue closed its plant in Bedford, Ohio in July 2014.
  • Fresenius Kabi has propranolol injection available.
  • Sandoz cannot provide a reason for the shortage.
  • West-Ward has propranolol injection available.

Available Products

Propranolol intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi
1 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0604-01)
 
Propranolol intravenous injection, West-Ward
1 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00143-9872-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Sandoz has propranolol 1 mg/mL 1 mL vials temporarily unavailable and the company cannot estimate a new production date.
  • West-Ward and Fresenius Kabi have propranolol injection available.

Related Shortages

Updated

August 1, July 8, April 25, March 1, February 22 and 3, 2016; October 5, August 20, July 22, June 8, May 1, April 3, March 9, February 19, January 22, 2015; November 25, October 13, August 28 and 26, July 11, May 12 and 8, April 11, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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