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Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate

Last Updated: January 6, 2018
Status: Current

Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate

Products Affected - Description
  • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection, American Regent
    4 mg/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-4901-25)
    4 mg/mL, 5 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-4905-25)
    4 mg/mL, 30 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-4930-25)

 
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, AuroMedics
4 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 55150-0237-01)
 
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi
4 mg/mL, 1 mL prefilled syringe, 24 count (NDC 76045-0106-10)
 
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, West-Ward
4 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00641-6145-25)
4 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00641-6146-25)
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent has dexamethasone sodium phosphate on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • AuroMedics has dexamethasone sodium phosphate on intermittent back order.
    • Fresenius Kabi has dexamethasone sodium phosphate presentations available.
    • Mylan Institutional did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • West-Ward has dexamethasone sodium phosphate available.
Available Products
  • Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, AuroMedics
    4 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 55150-0238-05)
    4 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 55150-0239-30)

 
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi
4 mg/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0165-01)
4 mg/mL, 5 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0165-05)
4 mg/mL, 30 mL multiple dose vial, 1 count (NDC 63323-0165-30)
10 mg/mL, 1 mL preservative-free single dose vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0506-01)
10 mg/mL, 10 mL multiple-dose vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0516-10)
 
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection, Mylan Institutional
4 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 67457-0423-12)
4 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 67457-0422-54)
4 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 67457-0421-30)
10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 67457-0420-10)
 
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate injection, West-Ward
10 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00641-0367-25)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • American Regent has dexamethasone sodium phosphate 4 mg/mL products on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.  
    • AuroMedics has dexamethasone sodium phosphate 4 mg/mL 1 mL vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Fresenius Kabi has dexamethasone sodium phosphate 4 mg/mL 1 mL prefilled syringes available with an expiration date of <7 months.
    • West-Ward has dexamethasone sodium phosphate 4 mg/mL 1 mL and 5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of February to March 2018.

Updated

January 6, 2018; November 29 and 16, September 18, August 1, July 10, June 8, May 18, March 13, January 31, 2017; November 9, September 20 and 13, August 25 and 13, July 29 and 15, June 22, May 12, March 9, February 25, January 29, 2016; November 19 and 12, October 5, September 3, August 6, July 9, May 15, April 30, March 25 and 13, February 25, January 16, 2015; December 5, November 14 and 4, October 15, September 26, August 1, July 23, June 23, May 29, April 30, March 11, February 21, January 24 and 8, 2014; December 27 and 9, November 26, October 28, September 18, August 27 and 14, July 31, June 27, May 3, April 12, March 20, January 23, 2013; November 9, June 21, May 25, April 17 and 10, February 29, January 18, 2012; November 23, October 26, September 30, August 18 and 4, July 22, June 23, May 23, April 22, March 24, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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