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Methadone Injection Shortage

Last Updated: February 23, 2023
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description
    • Methadone injection, Akorn, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 17478-0380-20 - discontinued
Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn ceased operation in February 2023.
    • Mylan did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • Methadone injection, Mylan Institutional (Viatris), 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 67457-0217-20

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Viatris has methadone injection available.


Updated February 23, 2023 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 12, 2020 by Stephen Andrews, PharmD, BCPS, CPPS, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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