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Levetiracetam Injection

Last Updated: September 5, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Levetiracetam injection, American Regent, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-3605-25
    • Levetiracetam injection, AuroMedics, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 55150-0247-47
    • Levetiracetam injection, AuroMedics, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0177-05
    • Levetiracetam injection, AuroMedics, 15 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 55150-0248-47
    • Levetiracetam injection, AuroMedics, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 55150-0246-47
    • Levetiracetam injection, Sun Pharma, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 62756-0513-44
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Athenex has product available.
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi has product available.
    • Mylan has product available.
    • Pfizer has product available.
    • Sagent has product available.
    • Sun Pharma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • UCB has product available.
    • Hikma has product available.
    • X-Gen has product available.
Available Products
    • Keppra injection, UCB, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 50474-0002-63
    • Levetiracetam injection, Athenex, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 70860-0603-82
    • Levetiracetam injection, Athenex, 15 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 70860-0604-82
    • Levetiracetam injection, Athenex, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 70860-0602-82
    • Levetiracetam injection, Fresenius Kabi, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0400-05
    • Levetiracetam injection, Hikma, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9673-25
    • Levetiracetam injection, Mylan, 10 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 67457-0265-10
    • Levetiracetam injection, Mylan, 15 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 67457-0266-10
    • Levetiracetam injection, Mylan, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 67457-0255-10
    • Levetiracetam injection, Pfizer, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-1886-02
    • Levetiracetam injection, Sagent, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0780-05
    • Levetiracetam injection, X-Gen, 100 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 39822-4000-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • American Regent has levetiracetam 100 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • AuroMedics has levetiracetam 5 mg/mL 100 mL, 10 mg/mL 100 mL, and 15 mg/mL 100 mL premixed bags on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 100 mg/mL 5 mL vials are on intermittent back order and the company is releasing supplies as they become available.
    • Sun Pharma has levetiracetam 100 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated September 5, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created May 14, 2015 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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