Products Affected - Description
Procainamide Hydrochloride injection, Hospira
100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1902-01)
500 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1903-01)
Reason for the Shortage
Hospira (Pfizer) has procainamide hydrochloride injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
There is insufficient supply for usual ordering.
Estimated Resupply Dates
Hospira has procainamide 500 mg/mL 2 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 4th quarter 2018. The 100 mg/mL 10 mL vials are available in limited supply.
October 14, September 29, August 31 and 1, 2016, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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