Azathioprine Injection

[01 May 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Azathioprine injection, lyophilized powder, Bedford
100 mg vial (NDC 55390-0600-20)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Ben Venue has stopped production in its plant in Bedford, Ohio and will close in early 2014. Ben Venue supplies multiple sterile injectable products for Bedford Laboratories. Supplies of product that has already been manufactured will continue to be released until inventory is depleted. Bedford Laboratories has a small number of products manufactured elsewhere that are not affected by this closure.
  • There are no other manufacturers of azathioprine injection.
  • The oral presentations are not affected by this shortage.

Available Products

No presentations are available.

Estimated Resupply Dates

Bedford has azathioprine 100 mg vials on long term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages


May 1, 2014; February 3, 2014; November 1, 2013; August 9, 2013; June 11, 2013; April 17, 2013; March 7, 2013; January 28, 2013; December 17, 2012; October 30, 2012; September 10, 2012; July 12, 2012; June 19, 2012; May 4, 2012; March 26, 2012; February 3, 2012; December 9, 2011; November 21, 2011; October 27, 2011; September 29, 2011; August 3, 2011; July 1, 2011; June 29, 2011; May 20, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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