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6/6/2019

Busulfan Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Busulfan intravenous injection, American Regent, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 00517-0920-08

Reason for the Shortage

    • American Regent did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Amneal has busulfan injection available.
    • Athenex launched busulfan injection in March 2019.
    • Mylan refuses to provide availability information.
    • Sagent has busulfan injection available.
    • Teva has busulfan injection available.
    • Otsuka has Busulfex available.

Available Products

    • Busulfex intravenous injection, Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 59148-0070-91
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Amneal, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 70121-1244-07
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Athenex, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 70860-0216-10
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Sagent, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 25021-0241-10
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Teva, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 45963-0640-77

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • American Regent has busulfan 6 mg/mL 10 mL vials available in limited supply.

Updated

Updated June 6, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 4, 2019 by Stephen Andrews, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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