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Argatroban Injection

Last Updated: June 21, 2012
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Argatroban injection, Medicines Company
1 mg/mL, 50 mL vials, 1 count (NDC 42367-0203-07) - not currently manufactured 

Reason for the Shortage

  • Medicines Company distributes argatroban supplied by Eagle Pharmaceuticals. Eagle Pharmaceuticals has voluntarily recalled all lots of argatroban due to the potential for visible particulates.
  • Sandoz had argatroban injection on shortage due to increased demand.

Available Products

Argatroban injection, GlaxoSmithKline
100 mg/mL, 2 mL vials (NDC 00007-4407-01)
100 mg/mL, 2 mL Novaplus vials (NDC 00007-4407-54)


Argatroban injection, Sandoz
1 mg/mL, 125 mL vial, 2 count (NDC 00781-3285-12)
 
Argatroban injection, Medicines Company
1 mg/mL, 50 mL vials, 10 count (NDC 42367-0203-84)

Estimated Resupply Dates

All presentations are available at this time.

Safety

Argatroban is available in various strengths and presentations. Ensure safe use of different presentations during this shortage.

Related Shortages

Updated

June 21, 2012; May 2, 2012; April 11, 2012; March 1, 2012; January 31, 2012; January 25, 2012; January 3, 2012; December 5, 2011; December 1, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2012, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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