Products Affected - Description
Leuprolide Acetate injection, Caraco
1 mg/0.2 mL, 2.8 mL multiple dose vial, 14 day kit (NDC 47335-0936-40)
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 has a new NDC number for the leuprolide injection.
- Sandoz states the reason for the shortage was increased demand.
- Teva states the shortage is due to manufacturing delays.
Leuprolide Acetate injection, Sandoz
1 mg/0.2 mL, 2.8 mL multiple dose vial, 14 day kit (NDC 00781-4003-32)
Estimated Resupply Dates
- Caraco has leuprolide acetate injection on back order and the company estimates a release date in November or December 2015. The company has some short-dated product available.
- Teva has leuprolide acetate injection on back order and the company estimates a release date in the 4th quarter of 2016.
September 29 and 9, June 22, April 29, March 23, February 25 and 4, January 15, 2015; December 17, November 19, September 11, June 23, April 15, February 14, January 15, 2014; 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 28 and 1, October 27, August 19, July 22, June 24 and 3, 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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