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Chorionic Gonadotropin (Human) for Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Pregnyl injection, Merck, 10,000 unit, multiple dose vial, 1 count, NDC 00052-0315-10

Reason for the Shortage

    • Merck states their product is on allocation to prevent use in the gray market.

Available Products

    • Novarel injection, Ferring, 10,000 unit, multiple dose vial, 1 count, NDC 55566-1501-01
    • Chorionic Gonadotropin (Human) injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10,000 unit, multiple dose vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0025-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Merck has Pregnyl injection on allocation. Place orders through your wholesaler.
    • Fresenius Kabi and Ferring have product readily available.


Updated November 25, 2019 by Megan Dryer, PharmD. Created January 29, 2008 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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