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6/18/2019

Dexrazoxane Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Zinecard injection, Pfizer, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00013-8727-89
    • Dexrazoxane injection, Hikma, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00143-9248-01

Reason for the Shortage

    • Cumberland Pharmaceuticals relaunched Totect in late-July 2017.
    • Fosun Pharma has dexrazoxane available.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Mylan Institutional refuses to provide availability information.
    • Pfizer states manufacturing delay as the reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Totect kit, Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, 500 mg, vial, (only for extravasation injuries) 1 count, NDC 66220-0110-01
    • Zinecard injection, Pfizer, 250 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00013-8717-62
    • Dexrazoxane injection, Fosun Pharma, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 72266-0101-01
    • Dexrazoxane injection, Hikma, 250 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00143-9247-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has Zinecard 500 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of December 2019.
    • Hikma has dexrazoxane 500 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-June to mid-July 2019.

Updated

Updated June 18, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created November 30, 2011 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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