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10/11/2019

Rabies Vaccine

Products Affected - Description

    • Imovax intramuscular injection, Sanofi Pasteur, NDC 49281-0250-51
    • RabAvert intramuscular injection, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, NDC 58160-0964-12

Reason for the Shortage

    • Sanofi Pasteur has Imovax rabies vaccine on shortage due to increased demand.
    • GlaxoSmithKline did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Sanofi Pasteur has Imovax rabies vaccine available with ordering restrictions. Access post-exposure information via link on the VACCINESHOPPE home page found at https://www.vaccineshoppe.com/.
    • There is insufficient supply for usual ordering

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Sanofi Pasteur has Imovax rabies vaccine on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-October 2019.
    • GlaxoSmithKline has RabAvert rabies vaccine on back order and the company estimates a release date of quarter 1 of 2020.

Updated

Updated October 11, 2019 by Anthony Trovato, PharmD, BCPS. Created September 16, 2019 by Rachael Freeman, PharmD, BCPS. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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