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Ketamine Injection

Last Updated: December 4, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Ketalar injection, Par Pharmaceuticals, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 42023-0113-10
    • Ketalar injection, Par Pharmaceuticals, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 42023-0115-10
    • Ketalar injection, Par Pharmaceuticals, 50 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 42023-0114-10
    • Ketamine injection, Hikma, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00143-9509-10
    • Ketamine injection, Mylan Institutional, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0181-20
    • Ketamine injection, Mylan Institutional, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0108-10
    • Ketamine injection, Mylan Institutional, 50 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0001-10
    • Ketamine injection, Pfizer, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2051-05
    • Ketamine injection, Pfizer, 50 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2053-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Mylan Institutional did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Par has Ketalar on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Pfizer has ketamine on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
Available Products
    • Ketamine injection, Hikma, 50 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00143-9508-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Hikma has ketamine 100 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of January 2019.
    • Mylan Institutional has ketamine 10 mg/mL 20 mL on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2019. The 50 mg/mL 10 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2019. The 100 mg/mL 10 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-January 2019.
    • Pfizer has ketamine 50 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 1st quarter 2020. The 100 mg/mL 5 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of 4th quarter 2019.
    • Par has Ketalar 10 mg/mL 20 mL vials, 50 mg/mL 10 mL vials, and 100 mg/mL 5 mL vials on intermittent back order with monthly releases.

Updated

Updated December 4, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 7, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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