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Progesterone Vaginal Insert

Products Affected - Description

    • Endometrin vaginal insert, Ferring, 100 mg, 21 vaginal inserts with 21 disposable applicators, individually packaged in a sealed foil pouch, NDC 55566-6500-03

Reason for the Shortage

    • Ferring voluntarily recalled Endometrin in late-2023 due to a detection of Burkholderia bacteria found in 4 unreleased batches during a quality control check. Additional information can be found at

Available Products

    • There are no presentations available

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Ferring has Endometrin 100 mg vaginal inserts on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-second quarter 2024.


Created March 4, 2024 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2024, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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