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Metoclopramide Injection

Last Updated: May 23, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Metoclopramide injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 2 mL Simplist prefilled syringe, 24 count, NDC 76045-0101-20
    • Metoclopramide injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-3414-01
    • Metoclopramide injection, Teva, 5 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00703-4502-04
Reason for the Shortage
    • Pfizer has metoclopramide injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Teva has metoclopramide injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Fresenius Kabi has metoclopramide injection on shortage due to increased demand.
Available Products
    • There is insufficient supply for usual ordering

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has metoclopramide 5 mg/mL 2 mL vials available in limited supply.
    • Teva has metoclopramide 5 mg/mL 2 mL vials on allocation.
    • Fresenius Kabi has metoclopramide 5 mg/mL 2 mL syringes on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-September 2018.

Updated

Updated May 23, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created July 16, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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