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Atropine Sulfate Injection

Last Updated: October 29, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 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.
    • Pfizer has atropine injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Hikma 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, Hikma, 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 LifeShield syringes available in limited supply. The 0.1 mg/mL 10 mL Ansyr syringes are on back order and the company estimates a release date of December 2018. The 0.1 mg/mL 5 mL LifeShield syringes are on back order and the company estimates release dates of 1st quarter 2019. The 0.05 mg/mL 5 mL Ansyr syringes are available with an expiration date of February 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 October 29, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. 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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