Acetazolamide Injection

[18 March 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Acetazolamide injection, Sagent
500 mg vial (NDC 25021-0817-10)

Reason for the Shortage

  • West-Ward Pharmaceuticals’ parent company, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, acquired acetazolamide injection from Bedford in July 2014. West-Ward is not actively marketing acetazolamide injection at this time.
  • Sagent has acetazolamide injection on shortage due to manufacturing delay.

Available Products

Acetazolamide injection, X-Gen Pharmaceuticals
500 mg vial (NDC 39822-0190-01)
500 mg Novaplus vial (NDC 39822-0190-07)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Sagent has acetazolamide injection on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages


March 18, January 16, 2015; December 22, November 12, August 27, June 5, March 17, 2014; December 17, October 14, August 13, June 11, April 29, March 7, January 14 and 22, 2013; October 30, August 22, June 20, April 11, February 7, 2012; November 8 and 21, September 16, July 1 and 22, May 26, March 11, January 25, 2011; December 14, November 8, October 19, September 14, August 17, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service.


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