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Ephedrine Injection

[25 July 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Ephedrine 50 mg/mL, injection

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)

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

Estimated Resupply Dates

All presentations are currently available.

Related Shortages

Updated

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 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service.

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