Phenytoin Injection

[27 September 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Phenytoin sodium injection, Hospira
50 mg/mL, 5 mL ampule, 25 count (NDC 00409-1317-02) - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

  • Pfizer (Hospira) has discontinued phenytoin sodium injection.
  • X-Gen is no longer marketing phenytoin sodium injection.

Available Products

Phenytoin sodium injection, West-Ward
50 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00641-0493-25)
50 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00641-2555-45)

Estimated Resupply Dates

West-Ward has phenytoin sodium injection available.

Related Shortages


September 27 and 9, August 31, July 28, June 23 and 17, May 2, April 11, February 26 and 22, January 26, 2016; December 15 and 2, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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