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Haloperidol Lactate Injection

[07 July 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Haloperidol lactate solution for injection, Sagent
5 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 25021-0806-01)
5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 25021-0823-10)
 
Haloperidol lactate solution for injection, Teva
5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 00703-7045-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Patriot Pharmaceuticals has haloperidol lactate available.
  • Sagent has haloperidol lactate on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Teva has haloperidol lactate on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • West-Ward Pharmaceuticals' parent company, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, acquired several products from Bedford Laboratories in July 2014 including haloperidol lactate injection. West-Ward is not actively marketing haloperidol lactate at this time.
  • Janssen has Haldol injection available.

Available Products

Haldol solution for injection, Janssen
5 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 50458-0255-01)
 
Haloperidol lactate solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi
5 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0474-01)
5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 63323-0474-10)
 
Haloperidol lactate solution for injection, Mylan Institutional
5 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 67457-0426-12)
 
Haloperidol lactate solution for injection, Patriot Pharmaceuticals
5 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 10147-0911-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Teva has haloperidol lactate 5 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • Sagent has haloperidol lactate 5 mg/mL 10 mL vials available with an expiration date of August 2016. The 5 mg/mL 1 mL vials are on allocation.

Related Shortages

Updated

July 7, June 30 and 9, May 31, 27, 24 and 9, April 29 and 27, March 30 and 9, February 25 and 3, January 25, 2016; December 28, November 5, October 1, September 16, August 6, July 22, June 1, May 18, April 3, March 9, February 25, January 14, 2015; December 18 and 15, November 4, September 24, August 7, July 31, June 12, May 29, April 10, March 3, February 21, 2014; December 11, November 6, September 13, August 29, May 13, April 12, March 29, February 14, 2013; December 5, November 16, September 5, August 23, June 27, May 9, April 11, March 19, February 8, January 27, 2012; December 21, November 14, October 13, September 22, August 24, June 17, April 13, March 3, January 25, 2011; December 15, October 29, 14, September 16, August 30, July 7, 2010; December 18, October 29, September 21, August 26, June 30, May 14, 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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