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Verapamil Injection

[04 June 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Verapamil intravenous injection, Hospira
2.5 mg/mL, 2 mL ampule, 5 count (NDC 00409-4011)
2.5 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1144-05)
2.5 mg/mL, 4 mL Ansyr syringe, 5 count (NDC 00409-9633-05)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira has verapamil injection on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
  • Hospira is the sole supplier of verapamil injection.

Available Products

Verapamil intravenous injection, Hospira
2.5 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 5 count (
NDC 00409-1144-02)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Hospira has verapamil 2.5 mg/mL 2 mL ampules, 2 mL vials, and 4 mL Ansyr syringes on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-July 2015 for the 2 mL ampules, mid-July 2015 for the 2 mL vials, and July 2015 for the 4 mL Ansyr syringes.

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Updated

June 4, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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