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6/19/2020

Bivalirudin Injection

Reason for the Shortage

    • Accord has bivalirudin available.
    • Apotex has discontinued bivalirudin.
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Baxter has 250 mg/50 mL bivalirudin premixed bags available. The company is not actively producing the 500 mg/100 mL bags due to low demand.
    • Dr. Reddy's did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi has bivalirudin available.
    • Pfizer has bivalirudin available.
    • Sandoz has bivalirudin available.

Available Products

    • Angiomax lyophilized powder for injection, Sandoz, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 65293-0001-01
    • Bivalirudin lyophilized powder for injection, AuroMedics, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0210-10
    • Bivalirudin lyophilized powder for injection, Dr. Reddy's, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 55111-0652-37
    • Bivalirudin lyophilized powder for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0562-10
    • Bivalirudin lyophilized powder for injection, Pfizer, 250 mg, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-8300-15
    • Bivalirudin lyophilized powder for injection, Pfizer, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-8300-10
    • Bivalirudin lyophilized powder for injection, Sandoz, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3158-95
    • Bivalirudin injection, Baxter, 250 mg/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-9572-24

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • All marketed presentations are available.

Updated

Updated June 19, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created June 4, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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