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Physostigmine Salicylate Injection Shortage

Last Updated: June 12, 2024
Status: Current

Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn ceased operations in February 2023.
Available Products
    • Anticholium injection, Provepharm, 0.4 mg/mL, 5 mL ampule, 5 count, NDC 81284-0831-05

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • FDA is allowing temporary importation of Anticholium 0.4 mg/mL 5 mL ampules. These are being distributed by Provepharm via its distributor, Direct Success. Orders can be placed at 1-877-404-3338 or via email at [email protected]. More information on the imported product can be found at or


Updated June 12, 2024 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 15, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2024, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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