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11/22/2019

Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Products Affected - Description

    • Epinephrine injection, Amneal, 0.15 mg/0.15 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00115-1695-49
    • Epinephrine injection, Amneal, 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00115-1694-49

Reason for the Shortage

    • Amneal has discontinued Adrenaclick. Amneal acquired Impax in 2018.
    • Mylan refused to provide availability information.
    • Sandoz launched Symjepi in January 2019 and product is available.
    • Teva has FDA approval for generic epinephrine.

Available Products

    • Auvi-Q injection, Kaleo, 0.1 mg/0.1 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 60842-0021-01
    • Auvi-Q injection, Kaleo, 0.15 mg/0.15 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 60842-0022-01
    • Auvi-Q injection, Kaleo, 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 60842-0023-01
    • Symjepi injection, Sandoz, 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00781-3442-20
    • Epinephrine injection, Teva, 0.15 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00093-5985-27
    • Epinephrine injection, Teva, 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00093-5986-27

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Amneal has epinephrine 0.15 mg/0.15 mL and 0.3 mg/0.3 mL auto-injectors on allocation.

Safety

    • FDA has extended the expiration dating for certain lots of EpiPen and some generic epinephrine auto-injectors. https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/DrugShortages/ucm563360.htm

Updated

Updated November 22, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created May 3, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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