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Iopromide Injection

Last Updated: January 8, 2023
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Ultravist injection, Bayer, 300 mg iodine/ mL, 125 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 50419-0344-12
    • Ultravist injection, Bayer, 300 mg iodine/ mL, 50 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 50419-0344-05
    • Ultravist injection, Bayer, 370 mg iodine/ mL, 200 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 50419-0346-20
    • Ultravist injection, Bayer, 370 mg iodine/ mL, 50 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 50419-0346-05
Reason for the Shortage
    • Iohexol (Omnipaque - GE Healthcare) injection is currently in shortage due to the shutdown of a production facility in Shanghai, China during a COVID-19 lockdown. The facility is open again and production is operating at full capacity. As a result of the iohexol shortage, other contrast agents may be affected as organizations seek suitable alternatives. Additional information can be found at https://www.ge.com/news/press-releases/ge-healthcare-update-on-iodinated-contrast-media
    • Ultravist is sold through McKesson Specialty.
Available Products
    • Ultravist injection, Bayer, 300 mg iodine/ mL, 100 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 50419-0344-10
    • Ultravist injection, Bayer, 300 mg iodine/ mL, 150 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 50419-0344-15
    • Ultravist injection, Bayer, 370 mg iodine/ mL, 100 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 50419-0346-10
    • Ultravist injection, Bayer, 370 mg iodine/ mL, 150 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 50419-0346-15

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Bayer has Ultravist 300 mg of iodine/mL in 50 mL and 125 mL vials and 370 mg of iodine/mL in 50 mL and 200 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate release dates.

Alternative Agents & Management

Updated

Updated January 8, 2023 by Elyse MacDonald, PharmD, MS, BCPS. Created June 24, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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