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1/28/2020

Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, AuroMedics, 4 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0237-01
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Hikma, 10 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-0367-25
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Hikma, 4 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-6145-25

Reason for the Shortage

    • American Regent is not marketing dexamethasone sodium phosphate injection at this time.
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi has dexamethasone sodium phosphate presentations available.
    • Mylan Institutional has dexamethasone injection available.
    • Hikma had dexamethasone injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Somerset Therapeutics has 10 mg/mL 1 mL and 10 mL vials available.

Available Products

    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, AuroMedics, 4 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0239-30
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, AuroMedics, 4 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0238-05
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 1 mL preservative-free single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0506-01
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0516-10
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 4 mg/mL, 1 mL prefilled syringe, 24 count, NDC 76045-0106-10
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 4 mg/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0165-01
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 4 mg/mL, 30 mL multiple dose vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0165-30
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 4 mg/mL, 5 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0165-05
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Hikma, 4 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-6146-25
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Mylan Institutional, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0420-10
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Mylan Institutional, 4 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0423-12
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Mylan Institutional, 4 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0421-30
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Mylan Institutional, 4 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0422-54
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Somerset Therapeutics LLC, 10 mg/mL, 1 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count, NDC 70069-0021-25
    • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Somerset Therapeutics LLC, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 10 count, NDC 70069-0025-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • AuroMedics has dexamethasone sodium phosphate 4 mg/mL 1 mL vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Hikma has dexamethasone sodium phosphate 4 mg/mL 1 mL vials on allocation. The 10 mg/mL 1 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-February 2020.

Updated

Updated January 28, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 18, 2011 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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