Eptifibatide Injection

[21 July 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Integrilin injection, Merck
0.75 mg/mL, 100 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 00085-1136-01)
2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 00085-1177-01)
2 mg/mL, 100 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 00085-1177-02)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Merck states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delay.
  • AuroMedics launched eptifibatide injection in December 2015.

Available Products

Eptifibatide injection, AuroMedics
0.75 mg/mL, 100 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 55150-0218-99)
2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 55150-0219-10)
2 mg/mL, 100 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 55150-0220-99)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Merck has Integrilin 2 mg/mL 10 mL and 100 mL vials and 0.75 mg/mL 100 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of July 2016. Check wholesalers for inventory.

Related Shortages


July 21, May 16, April 6, March 15, February 4, January 28, 2016; December 29, 22 and 1, October 28 and 8, September 23, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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