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Pentostatin Injection

[05 September 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Pentostatin 10 mg powder (NDC 55390-0244-01), West-Ward (formerly Bedford product)
 

Reason for the Shortage

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals’ parent company, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, acquired several products from Bedford Laboratories in July 2014 including pentostatin injection. West-Ward is not actively marketing pentostatin.

Available Products

Nipent 10 mg powder (NDC 00409-0801-01), Hospira

Estimated Resupply Dates

Hospira has Nipent readily available.

Related Shortages

Updated

September 5, 2014; June 24, 2014; April 9, 2014; January 13, 2014; November 14, 2013; September 19, 2013; July 16, 2013; April 25, 2013; February 8, 2013; December 19, 2012; October 9, 2012; July 25, 2012; June 20, 2012; April 23, 2012; March 20, 2012; March 5, 2012; February 28, 2012; January 24, 2012; December 21, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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