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Cosyntropin Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Cosyntropin lyophilized powder for injection, Mylan Institutional, 0.25 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0227-02

Reason for the Shortage

    • Amphastar had Cortrosyn on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Mylan Institutional did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sandoz has cosyntropin available.

Available Products

    • Cortrosyn lyophilized powder for injection, Amphastar, 0.25 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00548-5900-00
    • Cosyntropin lyophilized powder for injection, Sandoz, 0.25 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3440-95

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Mylan Institutional has cosyntropin 0.25 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid- to late-April 2021.


Updated December 17, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 22, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.



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