Sodium Thiosulfate Injection

[14 July 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Sodium thiosulfate injection, American Regent
100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00517-1019-05)
250 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 00517-5019-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • American Regent has recently upgraded their manufacturing plant. Product will become available in stages as production resumes.
  • 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.

Available Products

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

Estimated Resupply Dates

American Regent has sodium thiosulfate 100 mg/mL 10 mL vials and 250 mg/mL 50 mL vials on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.


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