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Norepinephrine Bitartrate Injection

Last Updated: January 14, 2018
Status: Current

Norepinephrine Bitartrate Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Levophed injection, Pfizer

1 mg/mL, 4 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 00409-1143-04)
 
Norepinephrine injection, Teva
1 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00703-1153-03)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Claris has norepinephrine injection available.
    • Pfizer has Levophed on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Teva has norepinephrine injection on allocation due to increased demand.
Available Products
  • Levophed injection, Pfizer
    1 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-3375-04)

 
Norepinephrine injection, Claris
1 mg/mL, 4 mL ampule, 10 count (NDC 36000-0162-10)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has Levophed 1 mg/mL 4 mL ampules and 4 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2018.
    • Teva has norepinephrine 1 mg/mL 4 mL vials on allocation.

Updated

January 14, 2018; December 8, November 15 and 2, September 19, August 7, July 28 and 7, June 26, 23 and 22, May 8, April 24 and 7, March 21, February 22, 2017, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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