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Haloperidol Decanoate Injection

[31 January 2017]

Products Affected - Description

Haloperidol Decanoate injection, Fresenius Kabi
50 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 63323-0469-01)
50 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 63323-0469-05)
 
Haloperidol decanoate injection, Teva
50 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count  (NDC 00703-7011-03)
50 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 1 count  (NDC 00703-7013-01)
100 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count  (NDC 00703-7021-03)
100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 1 count  (NDC 00703-7023-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Teva products are on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • West-Ward Pharmaceuticals’ parent company, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, acquired haloperidol decanoate injection from Bedford in July 2014. West-Ward is not actively marketing haloperidol decanoate injection at this time. .
  • Fresenius Kabi has haloperidol decanoate on shortage due to short-term manufacturing delays.

Available Products

Haldol decanoate injection, Janssen-Ortho-McNeil
50 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 3 count (NDC 50458-0253-03)
100 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 3 count (NDC 50458-0254-14)
 
Haloperidol decanoate injection, Fresenius Kabi
100 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 63323-0471-01)
100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 1 count  (NDC 63323-0471-05)
 
Haloperidol Decanoate injection, Mylan Institutional
50 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 67457-0410-13)
50 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 5 count (NDC 67457-0382-58)
100 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 5 count (NDC 67457-0409-13)
100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 5 count (NDC 67457-0381-58)
 
Haloperidol decanoate injection, Patriot Pharmaceuticals
50 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 3 count  (NDC 10147-0921-03)
100 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 3 count  (NDC 10147-0922-05)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Fresenius Kabi has haloperidol decanoate 50 mg/mL 1 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 1st quarter 2017. Haloperidol decanoate 50 mg/mL 5 mL vials have a short expiration date (< 8 months).
  • Teva has all haloperidol decanoate presentations on long-term back order and the company estimates a release date in 1st quarter 2017.

Related Shortages

Updated

January 31, 2017; November 6, August 10 and 1, June 21, May 4, March 10 and 9, January 6, 2016; November 11, September 16, August 6 and 4, June 2, May 11, April 29, March 23, February 23, January 14, 2015; December 18, November 24, October 23, September 24 and 3, August 7, July 17 and 9, June 30, April 24, 2014; December 11, September 30, August 5, June 3, March 22, February 28, 2013; December 12, October 10, June 1, April 6, March 19, January 27, 2012; December 21, October 4, June 23, May 27, April 13, March 22, February 28, January 25, 2011; December 15, October 14, August 30, July 20, June 25, May 21, April 30, March 18, February 17, January 11, 2010; December 23 and 1, October 29, September 21, August 26, June 30, May 12, April 1, 2009, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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