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1/11/2019

Quinidine Gluconate Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Quinidine gluconate injection, Lilly USA, LLC, 80 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 00002-1407-0

Reason for the Shortage

    • Lilly USA is the sole supplier of quinidine gluconate injection and is discontinuing the manufacture of the product.

Available Products

    • There is insufficient supply for usual ordering.

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Lilly USA has quinidine gluconate 80 mg/mL 10 mL vials available with short expiry dating of March 2019. They will not be manufacturing more product once currently available product is gone.

Implications for Patient Care

    • CDC and FDA are working to ensure adequate treatment options are available for patients.

Updated

Created January 11, 2019 by Anthony Trovato, Pharmacy Resident. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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