Ephedrine Injection

[26 January 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Ephedrine 50 mg/mL, injection, Sandoz
1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 66758-0008-02)

Reason for the Shortage

Hospira discontinued ephedrine in March, 2011.

Available Products

Ephedrine 50 mg/mL, injection, Akorn
1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 17478-0515-00)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Sandoz has ephedrine 1 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-February 2015.

Related Shortages


January 26, 2015; December 16, 2014; November 21, 2014; October 13, 2014; October 2, 2014; August 20, 2014; July 25, 2014; June 26, 2014; June 6, 2014; May 13, 2014; May 7, 2014; April 24, 2014; March 18, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service.


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