Testosterone Cypionate Intramuscular Injection

[28 January 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Testosterone Cypionate intramuscular injection, Actavis
200 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00591-3223-79)
Testosterone Cypionate intramuscular injection, Paddock
200 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, (NDC 00574-0820-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Paddock has testosterone on shortage due to increased demand and shipping delays from their contract manufacturer.
  • West-Ward had testosterone cypionate on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Sandoz discontinued testosterone cypionate 200 mg/mL 1 mL and 10 mL vials in September 2011. Sandoz discontinued final presentation in first half of 2012.

Available Products

Testosterone Cypionate intramuscular injection, Paddock
200 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00574-0820-10)
Testosterone Cypionate intramuscular injection, West-Ward
200 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00143-9726-01)
Depo-Testosterone intramuscular injection, Pfizer
100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00009-0347-02)
200 mg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 00009-0417-01)
200 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00009-0417-02)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Actavis has testosterone cypionate 200 mg/mL 1 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • Paddock has testosterone cypionate 200 mg/mL 1 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-February 2015.
  • West-Ward has testosterone cypionate available with regular dating and with expiration of May 2015.

Related Shortages


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