Leuprolide Acetate 14-Day Kit

[23 March 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Leuprolide 1 mg/0.2 mL Injection, Sandoz
2.8 mL multiple-dose vial with 14-day kit (NDC 00781-4003-32)
Leuprolide 1 mg/0.2 mL Injection, Teva
2.8 mL multiple-dose vial with 14-day kit (NDC 00703-4014-18)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Caraco could not provide a reason for the shortage.
  • Teva states the shortage is due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

Leuprolide 1 mg/0.2 mL Injection, Caraco
2.8 mL multiple-dose vial with 14-day kit (NDC 41616-0936-40)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Sandoz has leuprolide injection on intermittent back order and the company is shipping product as it becomes available.
  • Teva has leuprolide acetate injection on back order and the company estimates a release date in the third quarter of 2015.

Related Shortages


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


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