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4/23/2019

Acetazolamide Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Acetazolamide sodium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Hikma, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00143-9503-01
    • Acetazolamide sodium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Mylan Institutional, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 25021-0817-10

Reason for the Shortage

    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Mylan Institutional did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • X-Gen had acetazolamide on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

    • Acetazolamide sodium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, X-Gen, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 39822-0190-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Hikma has acetazolamide 500 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of May to June 2019.
    • Mylan Institutional has acetazolamide 500 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid- to late-June 2019.

Updated

Updated April 23, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 11, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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