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Hydralazine Injection

[18 November 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Hydralazine injection, Akorn
20 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 17478-0934-01) - discontinued
20 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 17478-0934-15)
 
Hydralazine injection, American Regent
20 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-0901-25)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Akorn did not provide a reason for the hydralazine injection on shortage.
  • American Regent has hydralazine injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Fresenius Kabi has hydralazine injection available.
  • X-Gen launched hydralazine injection in September 2015.

Available Products

Hydralazine injection, Fresenius Kabi
20 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0614-01)
 
Hydralazine injection, X-Gen
20 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 39822-0500-04)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Akorn has hydralazine 20 mg/mL 1 mL vials in 25 count available with expiration dates of July or August 2017.
  • American Regent has hydralazine 20 mg/mL 1 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages

Updated

November 18, September 21, August 16, May 24, April 20, March 30 and 11, January 20, 2016; December 22, November 3, September 28 and 9, June 29, May 21, April 30, March 23, February 17, January 27 and 16, 2015; December 12, November 11, October 2, September 12, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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