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Caffeine Citrate Injection

Last Updated: October 1, 2015
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description

Caffeine Citrate injection, Caraco
20 mg/mL, 3 mL 1 count (NDC 47335-0289-40)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Caraco temporarily discontinued caffeine citrate injection.
  • Exela Pharma Sciences launched caffeine citrate intravenous injection in mid-2015.
  • Sagent states the reason for the shortage was manufacturing delays.
  • West-Ward has Cafcit 10 count presentations available. The company is not producing the 1 count presentation at this time to focus on the 10 count presentation.

Available Products

Cafcit injection, West-Ward
20 mg/mL, 3 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00641-6164-10)

 
Caffeine Citrate injection, American Regent
20 mg/mL, 3 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00517-0020-10)

Caffeine Citrate injection, Exela Pharma Sciences
20 mg/mL, 3 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 51754-0500-01)

Caffeine Citrate injection, Fresenius Kabi
20 mg/mL, 3 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 63323-0407-03)

Caffeine Citrate injection, Sagent
20 mg/mL, 3 mL 1 count (NDC 25021-0601-03)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Caraco has temporarily discontinued caffeine citrate injection and the company cannot estimate when product will return.
  • All other marketed presentations are available.

Related Shortages

Updated

December 10, October 1, September 25 and 23, August 20, July 28, June 22, May 11, April 16 and 6, March 20, 19 and 13, February 23, January 16 and 9, 2015; December 18, November 19, October 9, September 12 and 4, August 19 and 1, July 22, June 30, May 15, 14 and 5, April 21 and 3, February 27 and 3, 2014; December 13, November 4, September 12, August 28 and 22, July 18, June 27, May 20 and 15, March 7, 2013; December 19, October 18, September 24, July 12, May 25, April 17, March 20 and 9, February 7, January 3, 2012; December 21, November 30, 21 and 11, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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