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Buprenorphine Injection

Last Updated: October 29, 2014
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Buprenorphine 0.3 mg/mL injection, American Regent
1 mL vial (NDC 40042-0010-01) - discontinued 
1 mL vial (NDC 00517-0725-05)

Buprenorphine 0.3 mg/mL injection, Bedford, West-Ward (formerly Bedford product) 
1 mL vial (NDC 55390-0100-10)

Reason for the Shortage

  • American Regent has buprenorphine injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Hospira had buprenorphine on shortage due to API constraints and increased demand.
  • West-Ward Pharmaceutical’s parent company, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, acquired buprenorphine injection from Bedford in July 2014. West-Ward is not actively marketing buprenorphine injection at this time.

Available Products

Buprenorphine 0.3 mg/mL injection, Hospira
1 mL Carpuject syringe (NDC 00409-2012-32)

 
Buprenex 0.3 mg/mL injection, Reckitt Benckiser
1 mL ampule (NDC 12496-0757-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • American Regent has buprenorphine injection 0.3 mg/mL 1 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • West-Ward is not actively marketing buprenorphine injection.

Related Shortages

Updated

October 29, 2014; August 8, 2014; May 5, 2014; March 3, 2014; January 6, 2014; November 6, 2013; September 5, 2013; July 11, 2013; May 20, 2013; April 11, 2013; March 11, 2013; February 13, 2013; January 7, 2013; November 7, 2012; September 27, 2012; August 13, 2012; July 3, 2012; May 14, 2012; April 4, 2012; February 8, 2012; December 14, 2011; November 21, 2011; October 18, 2011; September 16, 2011; August 25, 2011; July 22, 2011; June 30, 2011; May 23, 2011; April 29, 2011; April 7, 2011; February 16, 2011; December 21, 2010; November 12, 2010; October 8, 2010; September 24, 2010; September 10, 2010; September 3, 2010; August 18, 2010; July 20, 2010; July 15, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

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