Products Affected - Description
Propranolol intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi
1 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0604-01)
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 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.
Propranolol intravenous injection, West-Ward
1 mg/mL, 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 estimates a release date of 1st quarter 2016.
- Sandoz has propranolol 1 mg/mL 1 mL vials temporarily unavailable and the company cannot estimate a new production date.
October 5, August 20, July 22, June 8, May 1, April 3, March 9, February 19, January 22, 2015; November 25, October 13, August 26 and 28, July 11, June 11, May 8 and 12, April 11, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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