Cidofovir Injection

[18 February 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Vistide injection, Gilead
75 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 61958-0101-01) - discontinued
Cidofovir injection, Heritage Pharmaceuticals
75 mg/mL, 5 mL vial (NDC 23155-0216-31)


Reason for the Shortage

  • Gilead recalled one lot of Vistide on February 4, 2013, due to particulate matter in some vials.
  • Gilead discontinued Vistide injection in July 2014.
  • Mylan Institutional launched cidofovir injection in mid-March 2013.

Available Products

Cidofovir injection, Mylan Institutional
75 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 67457-0210-05)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Heritage has cidofovir injection on allocation.

Related Shortages


February 18, January 14, 2015; November 19, November 10, October 13, September 15, August 29, August 1, July 3, May 12, March 14, January 8, 2014; November 6, September 25, August 22, July 29, June 24, June 6, May 1, April 3, March 29, February 15, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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