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Methadone Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Methadone injection, Akorn, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 17478-0380-20
    • Methadone injection, Mylan Institutional, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 67457-0217-20

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn has methadone injection on back order due to delayed batch releases.
    • Mylan did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • There are no presentations available

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has methadone injection on allocation.
    • Mylan has methadone injection on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid- to late-August 2020.


Updated June 26, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 12, 2020 by Stephen Andrews, PharmD, BCPS, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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