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Vincristine Sulfate Injection

Reason for the Shortage

    • Pfizer had vincristine on shortage due to manufacturing delays and increased demand. They are the sole supplier of vincristine sulfate injection. There is a Dear Healthcare Professional letter available at
    • Teva discontinued Vincosar in early-July 2019.

Available Products

    • Vincristine injection, Pfizer, 1 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 61703-0309-06
    • Vincristine injection, Pfizer, 1 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 61703-0309-16

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has vincristine 1 mg/mL 1 mL and 2 mL vials available.


Updated January 31, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created October 1, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.



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