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Hepatitis A Virus Vaccine Inactivated

Last Updated: January 31, 2018
Status: Resolved

Hepatitis A Virus Vaccine Inactivated

Products Affected - Description
  • Havrix Adult intramuscular suspension for injection, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines
    1440 EL.U., 1 mL single dose vial, 10 count (NDC 58160-0826-11) - discontinued

    Vaqta Adult intramuscular suspension for injection, Merck

50U, 1 mL single-dose prefilled Luer Lock syringe, 10 count (NDC 00006-4096-02)
50U, 1 mL single dose vial, 1 count (NDC 00006-4841-00)
 
Vaqta Pediatric/Adolescent intramuscular suspension for injection, Merck
25U, 0.5 mL single-dose prefilled Luer Lock syringe, 10 count (NDC 00006-4095-02)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Merck did not provide a reason for the Vaqta shortage.
    • GlaxoSmithKline did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • GlaxoSmithKline discontinued the Havrix adult vials in November 2017.
Available Products
  • Havrix Adult intramuscular suspension for injection, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines
    1440 EL.U., 1 mL prefilled syringe, 10 count (NDC 58160-0826-52)
    1440 EL.U., 1 mL single dose vial, 10 count (NDC 58160-0826-11) - discontinued

 
Havrix Pediatric intramuscular suspension for injection, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines
720 EL.U., 0.5 mL prefilled syringe, 10 count (NDC 58160-0825-52)
720 EL.U., 0.5 mL single dose vial, 10 count (NDC 58160-0825-11)
 
Vaqta Adult intramuscular suspension for injection, Merck
50U, 1 mL single dose vial, 10 count (NDC 00006-4841-41)
 
Vaqta Pediatric/Adolescent intramuscular suspension for injection, Merck
25U, 0.5 mL single dose vial, 10 count (NDC 00006-4831-41)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Merck has Vaqta pediatric/adolescent formulation 25 U/0.5 mL prefilled syringes in 10 count on back order and the company estimates a release date of 2nd quarter 2018.
    • Merck has Vaqta adult formulation 50 U/1 mL in 1 count on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Vaqta 50 U/1 mL prefilled syringes are on back order and the company estimates a release date of 2nd quarter 2018.

Updated

January 31 and 25, 2018; October 16, 9 and 8, August 15, June 20, May 15 and 2, April 4, February 7, 2017; December 28 and 13, 2016, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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