Acetazolamide Injection

[05 June 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Acetazolamide injection, Bedford
500 mg vial (NDC 55390-0460-01)

Reason for the Shortage

Ben Venue has stopped production in its plant in Bedford, Ohio and will close in 2014. Ben Venue supplies multiple sterile injectable products for Bedford Laboratories. Supplies of product that has already been manufactured will continue to be released until inventory is depleted. Bedford Laboratories has a small number of products manufactured elsewhere that are not affected by this closure.

Available Products

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

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

Estimated Resupply Dates

Bedford has acetazolamide injection on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Ben Venue manufactured acetazolamide for Bedford.

Related Shortages


June 5, 2014; March 17, 2014; December 17, 2013; October 14, 2013; August 13, 2013; June 11, 2013; April 29, 2013; March 7, 2013; January 22, 2013; January 14, 2013; October 30, 2012; August 22, 2012; June 20, 2012; April 11, 2012; February 7, 2012; November 21, 2011; November 8, 2011; September 16, 2011; July 22, 2011; July 1, 2011; May 26, 2011; March 11, 2011; January 25, 2011; December 14, 2010; November 8, 2010; October 19, 2010; September 14, 2010; August 17, 2010; September 23, 2008; September 16, 2008; September 9, 2008; August 28, 2008, Copyright 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service.


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