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Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Last Updated: November 23, 2022
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Symjepi injection, Sandoz, 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00781-3442-20 - discontinued
    • Symjepi injection, US WorldMeds, LLC, 0.15 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 78670-0131-02
    • Symjepi injection, US WorldMeds, LLC, 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 78670-0130-02
Reason for the Shortage
    • Amneal has epinephrine auto-injectors available.
    • Kaleo has Auvi-Q available only through specific distributors.
    • Mylan has EpiPen and EpiPen Jr available.
    • US WorldMeds did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Teva has epinephrine auto-injectors available.
Available Products
    • Auvi-Q injection, Kaleo, 0.1 mg/0.1 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 60842-0021-01
    • Auvi-Q injection, Kaleo, 0.15 mg/0.15 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 60842-0022-01
    • Auvi-Q injection, Kaleo, 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 60842-0023-01
    • EpiPen injection, Mylan (Viatris), 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 49502-0500-02
    • EpiPen Jr injection, Mylan (Viatris), 0.15 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 49502-0501-02
    • Epinephrine injection, Amneal, 0.15 mg/0.15 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00115-1695-49
    • Epinephrine injection, Amneal, 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00115-1694-49
    • Epinephrine injection, Mylan (Viatris), 0.15 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 49502-0101-02
    • Epinephrine injection, Mylan (Viatris), 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 49502-0102-02
    • Epinephrine injection, Teva, 0.15 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00093-5985-27
    • Epinephrine injection, Teva, 0.3 mg/0.3 mL, auto-injector, 2 count, NDC 00093-5986-27

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • US Worldmeds has Symjepi auto-injectors on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Safety

    • FDA has extended the expiration dating for certain lots of EpiPen and some generic epinephrine auto-injectors. https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-shortages/search-list-extended-use-dates-assist-drug-shortages

Updated

Updated November 23, 2022 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created May 3, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2022, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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