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Sodium Thiosulfate Injection

[04 September 2014]

Products Affected - Description

There are no products affected.

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hope Pharmaceutical received FDA approval of their sodium thiosulfate product in February, 2012. Hope Pharmaceutical has the only FDA approved product of sodium thiosulfate.
  • Hope also has Nithiodote available, a combination of sodium thiosulfate and sodium nitrite.
  • FDA has notified companies marketing or manufacturing unapproved sodium thiosulfate to cease production and marketing.

Available Products

Sodium thiosulfate injection, Hope Pharmaceutical
250 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 60267-0705-50)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Hope has sodium thiosulfate injection readily available. They are the only suppliers of FDA approved sodium thiosulfate injection.

Updated

September 4, 2014; July 14, 2014; April 10, 2014; February 6, 2014; November 14, 2013; September 9, 2013; June 19, 2013; April 12, 2013; February 13, 2013; December 14, 2012; October 10, 2012; August 10, 2012; June 20, 2012; June 5, 2012; April 2, 2012; February 29, 2012; January 20, 2012; December 8, 2011; November 14, 2011; November 7, 2011; October 11, 2011; September 14, 2011; August 23, 2011; July 22, 2011; July 20, 2011; June 6, 2011; May 23, 2011; May 12, 2011; April 12, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Disclaimer

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