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Dexrazoxane Injection

[26 August 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Dexrazoxane Injection, Mylan Institutional
250 mg vial, 1 count (NDC 67457-0207-25)
 
Totect Kit, Biocodex USA
500 mg vial, package of 10 (NDC 38423-0110-01 (only for extravasation injuries)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Biocodex USA acquired Totect from Apricus Pharmaceuticals in April 2013.
  • Mylan Institutional cannot provide a reason for the shortage.
  • West-Ward Pharmaceuticals' parent company, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, acquired dexrazoxane injection from Bedford in July 2014. West-Ward is not actively marketing dexrazoxane injection at this time.

Available Products

Dexrazoxane injection, Mylan Institutional
500 mg, vial, 1 count (NDC 67457-0208-50)
 
Zinecard injection, Pfizer
250 mg vial, 1 count (NDC 00013-8717-62)
500 mg vial, 1 count (NDC 00013-8727-89)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Mylan Institutional has dexrazoxane 250 mg vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing supplies as they become available.
  • Biocodex USA has not yet started manufacturing Totect and the company cannot estimate when product will be available.

Related Shortages

Updated

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 6 and 29, July 15 and 25, May 28, April 17, February 22 and 26; December 17, November 30, September 14, July 26, June 5, May 25, April 17 and 27, March 8, February 8, January 11 and 13; December 14, November, 30, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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