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Cidofovir Injection

[03 July 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Vistide injection, Gilead
75 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 61958-0101-01)
 
Cidofovir injection, Mylan Institutional
75 mg/mL, 5 mL vials (NDC 67457-0210-05)

Reason for the Shortage

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

Available Products

Cidofovir injection, Heritage Pharmaceuticals
75 mg/mL, 5 mL vial (NDC 23155-0216-31)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Gilead is not currently distributing Vistide 75 mg/mL vials and the company cannot estimate when product may return to market.
  • Mylan Institutional has cidofovir injection on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages

Updated

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

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