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3/17/2020

Busulfan Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Amneal, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 70121-1244-07

Reason for the Shortage

    • American Regent did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Amneal has busulfan injection available.
    • Apotex launched busulfan injection in August 2019.
    • Armas Pharmaceuticals launched busulfan injection in mid 2019.
    • Athenex launched busulfan injection in March 2019.
    • Mylan Institutional has busulfan injectable available.
    • Sagent has busulfan injection available.
    • Teva has busulfan injection available.
    • Otsuka has Busulfex available.

Available Products

    • Busulfex intravenous injection, Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 59148-0070-91
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, American Regent, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 00517-0920-08
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Apotex, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 60505-6177-08
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Armas Pharmaceuticals, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 72485-0210-08
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Athenex, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 70860-0216-10
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Mylan, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 67457-0893-08
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Sagent, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 25021-0241-10
    • Busulfan intravenous injection, Teva, 6 mg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 8 count, NDC 45963-0640-77

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Amneal has busulfan 6 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated March 17, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 4, 2019 by Stephen Andrews, PharmD, BCPS, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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