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Phenytoin Sodium Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Phenytoin sodium injection, Pfizer, 50 mg/mL, 5 mL ampule, 25 count, NDC 00409-1317-02

Reason for the Shortage

    • Pfizer (Hospira) has discontinued phenytoin sodium injection.
    • X-Gen is no longer marketing phenytoin sodium injection.

Available Products

    • Phenytoin sodium injection, West-Ward, 50 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-0493-25
    • Phenytoin sodium injection, West-Ward, 50 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-2555-45

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • West-Ward has phenytoin sodium injection available.


Updated September 27, 2016 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created December 2, 2015 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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