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11/11/2019

Buprenorphine Hydrochloride Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Buprenex injection, Indivior, 0.3 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 1 count, NDC 12496-0757-01 - discontinued
    • Buprenorphine injection, Pfizer, 0.3 mg/mL, 1 mL Carpuject syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-2012-32

Reason for the Shortage

    • Pfizer has buprenorphine injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Par had buprenorphine injection on shortage due to increased demand.

Available Products

    • Buprenex injection, Indivior, 0.3 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 5 count, NDC 12496-0757-05
    • Buprenorphine injection, Par Pharmaceuticals, 0.3 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 5 count, NDC 42023-0179-05

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has buprenorphine 0.3 mg/mL 1 mL Carpuject syringes on back order and the company estimates a release date of August 2020.

Updated

Updated November 11, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created April 27, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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