Testosterone Cypionate Intramuscular Injection

[23 March 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Testosterone Cypionate intramuscular injection, Actavis
200 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00591-3223-79) - discontinued

Testosterone Cypionate intramuscular injection, Paddock
200 mg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 00574-0820-01)
200 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00574-0820-10)
Testosterone Cypionate intramuscular injection, Sun Pharmaceuticals
100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 62756-0017-40)
200 mg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 62756-0015-40)
200 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 62756-0016-40)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Actavis discontinued testosterone cypionate injection in 2015.
  • 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, 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

  • Paddock has testosterone cypionate injection 1 mL vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing supplies as they become available. Testosterone cypionate 10 mL vials are available in limited quantities.
  • Sun Pharmaceuticals has testosterone cypionate injection on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-March 2015.
  • West-Ward has testosterone cypionate available with regular dating and with expiration of May 2015.

Related Shortages


March 23, February 27, January 28, 2015; December 1 and 19, November 17, October 1, September 15, July 2, April 14, March 3, February 27, January 15, 2014; November 1, 11, 14 and 26, September 11, August 8, May 8, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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