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5/24/2022

Levoleucovorin Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Levoleucovorin calcium lyophilized powder for injection, Amneal, 50 mg, single dose vial, NDC 70121-1099-01
    • Levoleucovorin calcium solution for injection, Amneal, 10 mg/mL, 17.5 mL single dose vial, NDC 70121-1572-01
    • Levoleucovorin calcium solution for injection, Ingenus Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg/mL, 17.5 mL single dose vial, NDC 50742-0494-17 - discontinued
    • Levoleucovorin calcium solution for injection, Ingenus Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg/mL, 25 mL single dose vial, NDC 50742-0495-25 - discontinued
    • Levoleucovorin calcium solution for injection, Sandoz, 10 mg/mL, 17.5 mL single dose vial, NDC 00781-3201-94 - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

    • Acrotech refuses to provide availability information for Khapzory.
    • Amneal did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Ingenus has discontinued levoleucovorin calcium injection.
    • Meitheal Pharmaceuticals has levoleucovorin calcium injection available.
    • Sandoz has discontinued levoleucovorin calcium injection.

Available Products

    • Levoleucovorin calcium lyophilized powder for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 50 mg, single dose vial, NDC 71288-0104-10
    • Levoleucovorin calcium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg/mL, 17.5 mL single dose vial, NDC 71288-0105-18

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Amneal has levoleucovorin calcium 17.5 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 50 mg lyophilized powder vials are temporarily unavailable.

Updated

Created May 24, 2022 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2022, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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