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8/6/2019

Levothyroxine Sodium Injection

Reason for the Shortage

    • Athenex started marketing levothyroxine sodium in January 2019
    • Fresenius Kabi has levothyroxine sodium available.
    • Par had levothyroxine sodium on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Piramal Critical Care did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Athenex, 500 mcg single dose vial, NDC 70860-0453-10
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Athenex, 200 mcg single dose vial, NDC 70860-0452-10
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Athenex, 100 mcg single dose vial, NDC 70860-0451-10
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mcg single dose vial, NDC 63323-0648-10
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 200 mcg single dose vial, NDC 63323-0647-01
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 100 mcg single dose vial, NDC 63323-0649-07
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Par Pharmaceuticals, 100 mcg single dose vial, NDC 42023-0201-01
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Par Pharmaceuticals, 200 mcg single dose vial, NDC 42023-0202-01
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Par Pharmaceuticals, 500 mcg single dose vial, NDC 42023-0203-01
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Piramal Critical Care, 200 mcg single dose vial, NDC 66794-0647-02
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Piramal Critical Care, 100 mcg single dose vial, NDC 66794-0649-02
    • Levothyroxine sodium powder for solution for injection, Piramal Critical Care, 500 mcg single dose vial, NDC 66794-0648-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • All marketed presentations are available.

Updated

Updated August 6, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 3, 2019 by Stephen Andrews, PharmD, BCPS, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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