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Hydroxocobalamin Injection (Cyanokit)

Last Updated: November 16, 2011
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

Cyanokit, Meridian Medical Technologies 

Reason for the Shortage

  • Meridian Medical Technologies had Cyanokit on shortage due to increased demand. In October 2011, the company discontinued the 2.5 gram, 2 vial kit and replaced it with a single 5 gram vial. This new presentation has an extended shelf-life of 36 months.
  • There are no other manufacturers of hydroxocobalamin injection for cyanide poisoning.

Available Products

Cyanokit, Meridian Medical Technologies
5 gram vial, lyophilized powder for injection (NDC 11704-0370-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

All products are available.

Related Shortages

Updated

November 16, 2011; November 9, 2011; October 26, 2011; October 5, 2011; July 26, 2011; June 17, 2011; May 17, 2011; April 26, 2011; April 1, 2011; January 21, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2011, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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