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Hepatitis A Virus Vaccine Inactivated

Last Updated: August 28, 2019
Status: Resolved

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
    • Havrix Pediatric intramuscular suspension for injection, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, 720 EL.U., 0.5 mL single dose vial, 10 count, NDC 58160-0825-11 - discontinued
    • Vaqta Adult intramuscular suspension for injection, Merck, 50U, 1 mL single dose vial, 1 count, NDC 00006-4841-00 - discontinued
Reason for the Shortage
    • Merck has Vaqta available.
    • Merck discontinued Vaqta adult formulation 50 U/1 mL vials in 1 count in January 2019.
    • GlaxoSmithKline has Havrix availablee.
    • GlaxoSmithKline discontinued the Havrix pediatric vials in March 2019. The Havrix adult vials were discontinued 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
    • Havrix Pediatric intramuscular suspension for injection, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, 720 EL.U., 0.5 mL prefilled syringe, 10 count, NDC 58160-0825-52
    • Vaqta Adult intramuscular suspension for injection, Merck, 50U, 1 mL single-dose prefilled Luer Lock syringe, 10 count, NDC 00006-4096-02
    • 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 prefilled Luer Lock syringe, 10 count, NDC 00006-4095-02
    • Vaqta Pediatric/Adolescent intramuscular suspension for injection, Merck, 25U, 0.5 mL single dose vial, 10 count, NDC 00006-4831-41

Updated

Updated August 28, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created December 13, 2016 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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