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1/24/2021

Midazolam Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Midazolam injection, Akorn, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 17478-0524-10
    • Midazolam injection, Athenex, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 70860-0601-10
    • Midazolam injection, Athenex, 5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 70860-0601-05
    • Midazolam injection, Hikma, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6060-10
    • Midazolam injection, Pfizer, 1 mg/mL, 2 mL preservative-free Luer Lock syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-2306-62
    • Midazolam injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 1 mL preservative-free Luer Lock syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-2307-60

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn had midazolam injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Athenex has midazolam injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Avet has midazolam injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Fresenius Kabi has midazolam injection on shortage due to increased demand. They are not marketing the 5 mg/mL 5 mL vials and 5 mg/mL 2 mL syringes.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has midazolam injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays and increased demand.

Available Products

    • Midazolam injection, Athenex, 1 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 70860-0600-02
    • Midazolam injection, Avet Pharmaceuticals, 1 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 23155-0600-41
    • Midazolam injection, Avet Pharmaceuticals, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 23155-0601-42
    • Midazolam injection, Avet Pharmaceuticals, 5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 23155-0601-41
    • Midazolam injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0411-10
    • Midazolam injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1 mg/mL, 2 mL prefilled syringe, 24 count, NDC 76045-0001-20
    • Midazolam injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0411-12
    • Midazolam injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0411-25
    • Midazolam injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 1 mL prefilled syringe, 24 count, NDC 76045-0002-10
    • Midazolam injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 1 mL fill in 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0412-25
    • Midazolam injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0412-10
    • Midazolam injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0412-02
    • Midazolam injection, Hikma, 1 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6056-10
    • Midazolam injection, Hikma, 1 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-6057-25
    • Midazolam injection, Hikma, 1 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6059-10
    • Midazolam injection, Hikma, 5 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-6061-25
    • Midazolam injection, Hikma, 5 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-6063-25
    • Midazolam injection, Pfizer, 1 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2587-05
    • Midazolam injection, Pfizer, 1 mg/mL, 2 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-2305-17
    • Midazolam injection, Pfizer, 1 mg/mL, 5 mL preservative-free vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2305-05
    • Midazolam injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 1 mL preservative-free vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2308-01
    • Midazolam injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2596-05
    • Midazolam injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 2 mL preservative-free vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2308-02
    • Midazolam injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2596-03

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has midazolam 5 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2021.
    • Athenex has midazolam 5 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of February 2021 for the 5 mL vials and late-January 2021 for the 10 mL vials.
    • Hikma has midazolam 5 mg/mL 10 mL vials on allocation.
    • Pfizer has midazolam 1 mg/mL 2 mL Carpuject syringes and 5 mg/mL 1 mL Carpuject syringes on back order and the company estimates a release date of June 2021.

Updated

Updated January 24, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created June 25, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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