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Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride 100 mcg/mL Vials for Injection

Last Updated: March 15, 2022
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 100 mcg/mL, 10 mL single dose vial, 4 count, NDC 44567-0601-04
Reason for the Shortage
    • Accord has dexmedetomidine vials available.
    • Akorn is no longer manufacturing dexmedetomidine vials.
    • Athenex has dexmedetomidine vials available.
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi has dexmedetomidine vials available.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Meitheal Pharmaceuticals has dexmedetomidine vials available.
    • Mylan did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Par has dexmedetomidine vials available.
    • Pfizer has dexmedetomidine vials available.
    • Piramal has dexmedetomidine vials available.
    • Sandoz discontinued dexmedetomidine vials in April 2020.
    • Sun Pharma is no longer manufacturing dexmedetomidine.
    • WG Critical Care has dexmedetomidine on shortage due to increased demand.
Available Products
    • Precedex solution for injection, Pfizer, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-1638-02
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, Accord, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 16729-0239-93
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, Athenex, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 70860-0605-03
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, AuroMedics, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0209-02
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0421-02
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, Hikma, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9532-25
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 71288-0505-03
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, Mylan, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0251-02
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, Par Pharmaceuticals, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 42023-0146-25
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, Piramal Critical Care, 100 mcg/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 66794-0233-02
    • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 100 mcg/mL, 4 mL single dose vial, 4 count, NDC 44567-0600-04

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Most marketed presentations are available.

Updated

Updated March 15, 2022 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created November 8, 2018 by Stephen Andrews, PharmD, BCPS, Drug Information Specialist. © 2022, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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