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Vinblastine Sulfate Injection Shortage

Last Updated: February 25, 2020
Status: Resolved

Reason for the Shortage
    • Fresenius Kabi had vinblastine on shortage due to a short-term manufacturing delay. They are the sole suppliers of vinblastine.
Available Products
    • Vinblastine Sulfate, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0278-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has vinblastine available.

Alternative Agents & Management

    • Vinblastine is labeled as a multiple dose vial. To avoid waste during this shortage, consider either using as a multiple dose vial or rounding doses to the vial size when appropriate.
    • Review available stock prior to initiating new patients on therapy.


Updated February 25, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created July 15, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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