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Remifentanil Injection

Last Updated: December 4, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Ultiva lyophilized powder for injection, Mylan Institutional, 1 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0198-03
    • Ultiva lyophilized powder for injection, Mylan Institutional, 2 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0198-05
    • Ultiva lyophilized powder for injection, Mylan Institutional, 5 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0198-10
    • Remifentanil lyophilized powder for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0723-03
    • Remifentanil lyophilized powder for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0725-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Mylan Institutional did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresnius Kabi launched generic remifentanil in January 2018.
Available Products
    • Remifentanil lyophilized powder for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0724-05

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Mylan Institutional has Ultiva 1 mg, 2 mg, and 5 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-December 2018 for the 1 mg and 2 mg vials, and early-February 2019 for the 5 mg vials.
    • Fresenius Kabi has remifentanil 1 mg and 5 mg vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated December 4, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 2, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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