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Azathioprine Injection

[04 August 2014]

Products Affected - Description

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

Reason for the Shortage

  • West-Ward Pharmaceuticals’ parent company, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, acquired azathioprine injection from Bedford in July 2014.
  • 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

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

Related Shortages

Updated

August 4, 2014; 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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