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Diltiazem Hydrochloride Injection

Last Updated: January 23, 2023
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Akorn, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 17478-0937-10 - discontinued
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Akorn, 5 mg/mL, 25 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 17478-0937-25 - discontinued
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Akorn, 5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 17478-0937-05 - discontinued
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Athenex, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 70860-0301-10
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Athenex, 5 mg/mL, 25 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 70860-0301-25
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Athenex, 5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 70860-0301-05
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Hikma, 5 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6014-10
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Hikma, 5 mg/mL, 25 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6015-10
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride injection, Hikma, 5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6013-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn discontinued diltiazem injection in mid-2022.
    • Athenex has diltiazem vials available.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has diltiazem injection available. They discontinued the 5 mL vials in early-2021. The 10 mL vials were discontinued in September 2021.
Available Products
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 100 mg, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-4350-03

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Athenex has 5 mg/mL 5 mL, 10 mL, and 25 mL vials on allocation.
    • Hikma has diltiazem 5 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 10 mL vials and 25 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-February to early-March 2023 for the 10 mL vials and late-January to early-February 2023 for the 25 mL vials.

Updated

Updated January 23, 2023 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created June 25, 2015 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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