Dexrazoxane Injection

[11 January 2017]

Products Affected - Description

Totect kit, Biocodex USA
500 mg, vial, (only for extravasation injuries) 10 count (NDC 38423-0110-01)
Zinecard injection, Pfizer
500 mg, vial, 1 count (NDC 00013-8727-89)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Biocodex USA acquired Totect from Apricus Pharmaceuticals in April 2013.
  • Mylan Institutional has dexrazoxane available.
  • West-Ward is not actively marketing dexrazoxane injection at this time.

Available Products

Zinecard injection, Pfizer
250 mg vial, 1 count (NDC 00013-8717-62)
Dexrazoxane injection, Mylan Institutional
250 mg, vial, 1 count (NDC 67457-0207-25)
500 mg, vial, 1 count (NDC 67457-0208-50)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Biocodex USA has not yet started manufacturing Totect and the company cannot estimate when product will be available.
  • Pfizer has Zinecard 500 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 4th quarter 2017. There is limited supply available for drop shipments.

Related Shortages


January 11, 2017; October 21, July 26, 15 and 7, June 22 and 2, March 23, February 25 and 2, 2016; October 29, August 26 and 5, July 1, May 14, March 9, January 21, 2015; November 20, October 13, August 8, June 2, April 3, 2014; December 23, October 28, September 23, August 29 and 6, July 25 and 15, May 28, April 17, February 26 and 22, 2013; December 17, November 30, September 14, July 26, June 5, May 25, April 17, March 8, January 13 and 11, 2012; December 15, November 30, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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