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Promethazine Injection

Last Updated: January 30, 2018
Status: Current

Promethazine Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Promethazine solution for injection, Teva
    25 mg/mL 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00703-2191-04)

50 mg/mL 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00703-2201-04)
 
Promethazine injection, West-Ward
50 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 25 count (NDC 00641-1496-35)
 
Reason for the Shortage
    • Teva is not marketing promethazine injection at this time.
    • West-Ward states the shortage is due to manufacturing delays.
    • Hospira discontinued promethazine in 2016.
    • X-Gen has promethazine available.
Available Products
  • Phenergan injection, West-Ward

25 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 25 count (NDC 00641-6082-25)
25 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00641-6084-25)
50 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 25 count (NDC 00641-6083-25)
50 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00641-6085-25)
 
Promethazine injection, West-Ward
25 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 25 count (NDC 00641-1495-35)
25 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00641-0928-25)
50 mg/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00641-0929-25)
 
Promethazine injection, X-Gen
25 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 25 count (NDC 39822-5525-03)
50 mg/mL, 1 mL ampule, 25 count (NDC 39822-5550-06)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • West-Ward has promethazine 50 mg/mL 1 mL ampules on back order and the company estimates a release date of February 2018.

Updated

January 30, 2018; December 13, September 30, 13 and 6, August 7, June 9, April 4, February 15, January 5, 2017; December 9, November 8, October 12, September 20, August 1, July 7, May 25, April 5, February 24, January 26, 2016; December 23, November 17, October 2, September 22, August 11, July 8, June 1, May 4, April 3, March 9, February 2, January 12, 2015; December 1, November 19, October 1, August 28, July 31, May 6, April 23, March 27, January 24, 2014; November 11, September 18, August 15, July 8, June, April 30, March 26, February 20, January 30, 2013; November 28, September 7, August 13, July 20, June 21, May 7, March 21, February 10, January 24, 2012; December 9, November 30, September 6, July 15, May 24, April 6, March 18, February 9, January 27, 2011; December 15, November 4, October 14, September 9, August 31, July 30, June 22, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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