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12/29/2021

Acyclovir Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Acyclovir sodium injection, AuroMedics, 50 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0155-20
    • Acyclovir sodium injection, Fresenius Kabi, 50 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0325-10

Reason for the Shortage

    • Auromedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi states the shortage is due to increased demand.

Available Products

    • Acyclovir sodium injection, AuroMedics, 50 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0154-10
    • Acyclovir sodium injection, Fresenius Kabi, 50 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0325-20

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • AuroMedics has acyclovir 50 mg/mL 20 mL vials on intermittent back order. Short-dated vials (10/2022) are available for direct order.
    • Fresenius Kabi has acyclovir 50 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-January 2022.

Updated

Created December 29, 2021 by Megan Dryer, PharmD. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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