Products Affected - Description
Dexrazoxane Injection, Mylan Institutional
250 mg vial, 1 count (NDC 67457-0207-25)
500 mg vial, 1 count (NDC 67457-0208-50)
Totect Kit, Biocodex USA
500 mg vial, package of 10 (NDC 38423-0110-01 (only for extravasation injuries)
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.
- Biocodex USA acquired Totect from Apricus Pharmaceuticals in April 2013.
- Mylan Institutional cannot provide a reason for the shortage.
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 500 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in early-July 2015. Dexrazoxane 250 mg vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-July 2015.
- Biocodex USA has not yet started manufacturing Totect and the company cannot estimate when product will be available.
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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