Products Affected - Description
Esmolol injection, 10 mg/mL, Bedford, West-Ward (formerly Bedford product)
10 mL single-dose vial, package of 10 (NDC 55390-0062-10)
Esmolol injection, 10 mg/mL, Mylan Institutional
10 mL single-dose vial, package of 10 (NDC 67457-0182-10)
Reason for the Shortage
West-Ward Pharmaceuticals’ parent company, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, acquired esmolol injection from Bedford in July 2014. West-Ward is not actively marketing esmolol injection at this time.
Brevibloc premix, Baxter
10 mL single-dose vial, package of 100 (NDC 10019-0115-01)
10 mg/mL, 250 mL, package of 10 (NDC 10019-0055-61)
20 mg/mL, 100 mL, package of 10 (NDC 10019-0075-87)
Esmolol injection, 10 mg/mL, Baxter
10 mL single-dose vial, package of 25 (NDC 10019-0120-01)
Esmolol injection, 10 mg/mL, Fresenius Kabi
10 mL single-dose vial, package of 25 (NDC 63323-0652-10)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Mylan Institutional has esmolol 10 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in early-March 2015.
February 12 and 24, January 16, 2015; November 6, August 8, May 8, February 5, 2014; December 18, November 6, October 24, September 3 and 12, July 10 and 18, May 10 and 22, March 14, February 13, January 2 and 11, 2013; December 14, November 2, October 4, September 12, July 25, June 5, May 8 and 21, April 4,12, and 23, March 19, February 16 and 29, January 6, 2012; December 2, October 4 and 19, September 21, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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