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Diltiazem Injection

Last Updated: March 14, 2017
Status: Current

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, West-Ward
5 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00641-6013-10)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Akorn states the reason for the shortage is increased demand due to market conditions.
  • Pfizer states the reasons for the shortage was 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, 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)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Akorn has diltiazem 5 mg/mL 10 mL vials and 25 mL vials in 10 count available in limited supply. The 5 mL vials and 25 mL vials in single count are available with both regular and short expiration dating.
  • West-Ward has diltiazem 5 mg/mL 5 mL vials on a weekly allocation. 

Related Shortages

Updated

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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