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Amiodarone Injection

Last Updated: September 25, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Amiodarone injection, Hikma, 50 mg/mL, 3 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00143-9875-10
    • Amiodarone injection, Mylan Institutional, 50 mg/mL, 18 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0153-18
    • Amiodarone injection, Mylan Institutional, 50 mg/mL, 3 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0153-03
    • Amiodarone injection, Mylan Institutional, 50 mg/mL, 9 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0153-09
    • Amiodarone injection, Sagent, 50 mg/mL, 3 mL syringe, 10 count, NDC 25021-0302-66
Reason for the Shortage
    • Baxter has Nexterone premixed bags on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Mylan Institutional did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • Nexterone injection, Baxter, 150 mg/100 mL, premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 43066-0150-10
    • Nexterone injection, Baxter, 360 mg/200 mL, premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 43066-0360-20
    • Amiodarone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 50 mg/mL, 3 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0616-03
    • Amiodarone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 50 mg/mL, 9 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0616-09
    • Amiodarone injection, Hikma, 50 mg/mL, 3 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9875-25

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Hikma has amiodarone 50 mg/mL 3 mL in 10 count available with an expiry of December 2018.
    • Mylan Institutional has amiodarone 50 mg/mL 3 mL, 9 mL, and 18 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early- to mid- October 2018 for the 3 mL vials, late-September 2018 for the 9 mL vials, and mid-October 2018 for the 18 mL vials.
    • Sagent has 50 mg/mL 3 mL vials available with an expiry of February 2019.

Updated

Updated September 25, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 6, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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