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Leucovorin Calcium Injection

Last Updated: October 18, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 200 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0710-50
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0711-00
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for injection, Hikma, 100 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00143-9554-01
Reason for the Shortage
    • Fresenius Kabi has leucovorin on shortage due to manufacturing delays and increased demand.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the current shortage.
    • Sagent had leucovorin on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Teva has leucovorin available.
Available Products
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for injection, Hikma, 200 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00143-9553-01
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for injection, Hikma, 50 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00143-9555-01
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Hikma, 350 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00143-9552-01
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 100 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0814-30
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 200 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 25021-0815-30
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 350 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 25021-0816-30
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 50 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0813-10
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Teva, 100 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00703-5140-01
    • Leucovorin Calcium lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Teva, 350 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 00703-5145-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has leucovorin 200 mg and 500 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-October to early-November 2018 for the 200 mg vials and mid-November 2018 for the 500 mg vials.
    • Hikma has leucovorin 100 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of November 2018.

Updated

Updated October 18, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created June 6, 2010 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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