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Atropine Sulfate Injection

Last Updated: June 12, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 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.
    • Pfizer has atropine injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • West-Ward has atropine injection available.
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, American Regent, 1 mg/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-1010-25
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, Amphastar, 0.1 mg/mL, 10 mL Luer-Jet syringe, 10 count, NDC 76329-3339-01
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, Pfizer, 0.05 mg/mL, 5 mL Ansyr syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-9630-05
    • Atropine Sulfate injection, West-Ward, 0.4 mg/mL, 20 mL multiple dose vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6006-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has atropine 0.1 mg/mL 10 mL Ansyr syringes, 0.1 mg/mL 5 mL LifeShield syringes, and 0.1 mg/mL 10 mL LifeShield syringes on back order and the company estimates release dates of July 2018.

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 June 12, 2018 by Anthony Trovato, Pharmacy Resident. Created August 2, 2011 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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