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Procainamide Hydrochloride Injection

[04 June 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Procainamide injection, Hospira

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira had procainamide injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • There are no other manufacturers of procainamide injection.

Available Products

Procainamide injection, Hospira
100 mg/mL, 10 mL vials (NDC 00409-1902-01)
500 mg/mL, 2 mL vials (NDC 00409-1903-01)
 

Estimated Resupply Dates

Hospira has procainamide 100 mg/mL 10 mL vials and 500 mg/mL 2 mL vials available.

Safety

Both vial sizes provide procainamide 1 gram, although the concentration is different. Ensure safe use of different concentrations during this shortage.

Related Shortages

Updated

June 4, 2014; May 9, 2014; April 25, 2014; March 13, 2014; January 17, 2014; October 18, 2013; October 3, 2013; September 23, 2013; August 29, 2013; August 12, 2013; August 6, 2013; July 3, 2013; June 10, 2013; May 30, 2013; April 25, 2013; March 25, 2013; February 27, 2013; January 21, 2013; December 31, 2012; December 26, 2012; December 10, 2012; October 19, 2012; September 5, 2012; July 25, 2012; June 18, 2012; May 14, 2012; April 11, 2012; March 13, 2012; January 3, 2012; November 28, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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