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Ketamine Injection

Last Updated: February 19, 2019
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, Hikma, 50 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00143-9508-10
    • Ketamine injection, Mylan Institutional, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0108-10
    • 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, Mylan Institutional, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0181-20
    • Ketamine injection, Mylan Institutional, 50 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0001-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Hikma has ketamine 50 mg/mL 10 mL and 100 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of March to April 2019.
    • Mylan Institutional has ketamine 100 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-March 2019.
    • Pfizer has ketamine 50 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of March 2021. The 100 mg/mL 5 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of June 2020.
    • 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 February 19, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 7, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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