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Hydroxocobalamin Injection

Reason for the Shortage

    • Meridian Medical Technologies reports that the shortage was due to manufacturing delays and increased demand.1

Available Products

    • Cyanokit intravenous powder for solution for injection, Meridian Medical Technologies, 5 gram, vial, NDC 11704-0370-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Meridian Medical Technologies has Cyanokit injection 5 gram vials available. Check with your wholesaler for inventory.1


    1. Meridian Medical Therapeutics (personal communication). July 25, August 8, September 11, November 8, December 10, 2018; February 12, April 17, May 29, and July 17, 2019.


Updated December 4, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created July 25, 2018 by Anthony Trovato, PharmD, BCPS. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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