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2/18/2020

Argatroban Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 100 mg/mL, 2.5 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0526-03
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Mylan Institutional, 100 mg/mL, 2.5 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 67457-0212-02
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Sandoz, 1 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3314-95 - discontinued
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Teva, 1 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 5 count, NDC 00703-0020-32

Reason for the Shortage

    • AuroMedics has argatroban available.
    • Chiesi has argatroban available.
    • Fresenius Kabi did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Hikma has argatroban available.
    • Mylan Institutional did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Par has argatroban available.
    • Pfizer has argatroban available.
    • Sandoz discontinued argatroban 1 mg/mL 50 mL vials in April 2019.
    • Teva has argatroban temporarily unavailable.

Available Products

    • Argatroban intravenous injection, AuroMedics, 1 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0241-10
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Chiesi, 1 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 42367-0203-84
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Hikma, 1 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 00143-9559-01
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Hikma, 100 mg/mL, 2.5 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 00143-9674-01
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Novartis, 100 mg/mL, 2.5 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 00078-0930-61
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Par Pharmaceuticals, 100 mg/mL, 2.5 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 42023-0182-01
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Pfizer, 100 mg/mL, 2.5 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 00409-1140-01
    • Argatroban intravenous injection, Sandoz, 1 mg/mL, 125 mL vial, 2 count, NDC 00781-3285-12

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has argatroban 100 mg/mL 2.5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in early-March 2020.
    • Mylan has argatroban 100 mg/mL 2.5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in mid-April 2020.
    • Teva has argatroban 1 mg/mL 250 mL vials in packs of 5 on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated February 18, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created November 20, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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