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Drug Shortages Statistics

National Drug Shortages: Annual New Shortages by Year

January 2001 to June 30, 2019

   Annual New Shortages by Year 

Note: Each column represents the number of new shortages identified during that year.
University of Utah Drug Information Service
Contact: Erin.Fox@hsc.utah.edu, @foxerinr for more information.

 

National Drug Shortages: Annual New Shortages by Year - Percent Injectable

January 2001 to June 30, 2019

 Annual New Shortages by Year- % Injectable 

Note: Each column represents the number of new shortages identified during that year.
University of Utah Drug Information Service
Contact: Erin.Fox@hsc.utah.edu@foxerinr for more information.

 

National Drug Shortages: Active Shortages by Quarter

June 30, 2019

Active Shortages by Quarter 

Note: Each point represents the number of active shortages at the end of each quarter.
University of Utah Drug Information Service
Contact: Erin.Fox@hsc.utah.edu@foxerinr for more information.

 

National Drug Shortages: Active Shortages Top 5 Drug Classes

Active Shortages June 30, 2019

Active Shortages--Top Five Drug Classes 

University of Utah Drug Information Service
Contact: Erin.Fox@hsc.utah.edu, @foxerinr for more information.

 

National Drug Shortages: Common Drug Classes in Short Supply

New Shortages Reported: 2014–2018

Common Drug Classes in Short Supply 

University of Utah Drug Information Service
Contact: Erin.Fox@hsc.utah.edu, @foxerinr for more information.

 

National Drug Shortages

Reasons for Shortages* — 2018

Reasons for Shortages - 2016  

*Based on information provided by manufacturers to the University of Utah Drug Information Service

University of Utah Drug Information Service
Contact: Erin.Fox@hsc.utah.edu, @foxerinr for more information.

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