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Propranolol Injection

[13 October 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Propranolol 1 mg/mL injection, Ben Venue (formerly Bedford products)
1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 55390-0003-10)

Propranolol 1 mg/mL injection, Fresenius Kabi
1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0604-01)

Propranolol 1 mg/mL injection, Sandoz
1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0604-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Ben Venue closed its plant in Bedford, Ohio in July 2014.
  • Fresenius Kabi has propranolol injection on back order due to shortage of raw materials.
  • Sandoz cannot provide a reason for the shortage.
  • West-Ward had propranolol injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

Propranolol 1 mg/mL injection, West-Ward
1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00143-9872-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Fresenius Kabi has propranolol 1 mg/mL 1 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimates a release date of 1st quarter 2015.
  • Sandoz has propranolol 1 mg/mL 1 mL vials temporarily unavailable and the company cannot estimate a new production date.

Related Shortages

Updated

October 13, 2014; August 28, 2014; August 26, 2014; July 11, 2014; June 11, 2014; May 12, 2014; May 8, 2014; April 11, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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