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Valproate Sodium Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Depacon injection, AbbVie, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00074-1564-10
    • Valproate Sodium injection, Fresenius Kabi, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0494-05

Reason for the Shortage

    • Abbvie did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Valproate Sodium injection, Hikma, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00143-9785-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Abbvie has Depacon vials available with an expiration date of November 2019.
    • Fresenius Kabi has valproate sodium injection 100 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-May 2019.


Updated April 30, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 29, 2019 by Stephen Andrews, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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