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Diltiazem Hydrochloride Injection

Last Updated: January 6, 2018
Status: Current

Diltiazem Hydrochloride Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Akorn
    5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 17478-0937-10)
    5 mg/mL, 25 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 17478-0937-26)

 
Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Pfizer
5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1171-01)
5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1171-02)
 
Diltiazem Hydrochloride lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Pfizer
100 mg, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-4350-03)

Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, West-Ward
5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00641-6014-10)
5 mg/mL, 25 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00641-6015-10)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn states the reason for the shortage was increased demand due to market conditions.
    • Pfizer states the reasons for the shortage is manufacturing delays and increases in demand.
    • West-Ward has diltiazem injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays caused by increased demand due to current market conditions.
Available Products
  • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Akorn

5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 17478-0937-05)
5 mg/mL, 25 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 17478-0937-25)
 
Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, West-Ward
5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00641-6013-10)

 

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has diltiazem 5 mg/mL 10 mL vials and 25 mL vials in 10 count available with short-dating.
    • Pfizer has 100 mg ADD-Vantage vials available in limited supply. The 5 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of March 2018.
    • West-Ward has diltiazem 5 mg/mL 10 mL and 25 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of January to February 2018.

Updated

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

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