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Atropine Sulfate Injection

Last Updated: March 5, 2019
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, American Regent, 1 mg/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-1010-25
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, Pfizer, 0.05 mg/mL, 5 mL Ansyr syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-9630-05
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, Pfizer, 0.1 mg/mL, 10 mL Ansyr syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-1630-10
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, Pfizer, 0.1 mg/mL, 10 mL 21 gauge LifeShield syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-4911-34
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, Pfizer, 0.1 mg/mL, 5 mL LifeShield syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-4910-34
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent had atropine injection on shortage due to market demand.
    • Amphastar has atropine injection available.
    • Fresenius Kabi has atropine injection available.
    • Hikma has atropine injection available.
    • Pfizer has atropine injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
Available Products
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, American Regent, 0.4 mg/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-0401-25
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, Amphastar, 0.1 mg/mL, 10 mL Luer-Jet syringe, 10 count, NDC 76329-3339-01
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 0.4 mg/mL, 20 mL multiple dose vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0580-20
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, Hikma, 0.4 mg/mL, 20 mL multiple dose vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6006-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • American Regent has atropine 1 mg/mL 1 mL vials available in limited supply.
    • Pfizer has atropine 0.1 mg/mL 10 mL LifeShield syringes on back order and the company estimates release dates of March 2019. The 0.1 mg/mL 10 mL Ansyr syringes are on back order and the company estimates a release date of April 2019. The 0.1 mg/mL 5 mL LifeShield syringes are on back order and the company estimates release dates of July 2019. The 0.05 mg/mL 5 mL Ansyr syringes are available with an expiration date of May 2019.

Safety

    • FDA has extended the expiration dating for certain lots of atropine 0.1 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL Abboject syringes. https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/DrugShortages/ucm563360.htm

Updated

Updated March 5, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created August 2, 2011 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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