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Amiodarone Hydrochloride Injection

[21 August 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Amiodarone 50 mg/mL injection, Fresenius Kabi
9 mL vials, package of 10 (NDC 63323-0616-09)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira had amiodarone injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Fresenius Kabi has amiodarone injection on shortage due to increased demand.
  • West-Ward stated the reason for the shortage is demand exceeding supply due to current market conditions.

Available Products

Amiodarone 50 mg/mL injection, Fresenius Kabi
3 mL vials, package of 10 (NDC 63323-0616-03)
 
Amiodarone 50 mg/mL injection, Hospira
3 mL ampules, package of 10 (NDC 00409-4348-35)

Amiodarone 50 mg/mL injection, Mylan Institutional
3 mL vials, package of 10 (NDC 67457-0153-03)
9 mL vials, package of 10 (NDC 67457-0153-09)
18 mL vials, package of 1 (NDC 67457-0153-18)

Amiodarone 50 mg/mL injection, Sagent
3 mL syringes (NDC 25021-0302-66)
 
Amiodarone 50 mg/mL injection, West-Ward
3 mL vial, package of 10 (NDC 00143-9875-10)
 
Nexterone premixed injection, Baxter
150 mg/100 mL premixed bags (NDC 43066-0150-10)
360 mg/200 mL premixed bags (NDC 43066-0360-20)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Fresenius Kabi has amiodarone 50 mg/mL 9 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in mid-September 2014.

Related Shortages

Updated

August 21, 2014; July 17, 2014; June 26, 2014; June 12, 2014; May 27, 2014; May 12, 2014; May 8, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service.

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