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December 30, 2015
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Shortage Report

Levetiracetam (Keppra) Injection
Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 12/16/2015)
NDC Package Description: 500mg/5mL, SDV (NDC 63323-400-09)
Shortage Reason: Other
Availability: Product not available at this time.
Related Information: Product availability anticipated January 2016.
Date Updated: Reverified 12/16/2015






Hospira, Inc. (Revised 12/22/2015)
NDC Package Description: 100 mg/mL; 500 mg/5mL Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-1886-02)
Shortage Reason: Other
Availability: Available
Related Information: Available
Date Updated: Revised 12/22/2015






Mylan Institutional (Reverified 12/22/2015)
NDC Package Description: 5mg/mL (500mg/100mL) Pkg of 10 (NDC 67457-255-10)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Available
Related Information:
Date Updated: Reverified 12/22/2015






NDC Package Description: 10mg/mL (1g/100mL) Pkg of 10 (NDC 67457-265-10)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Available
Related Information:
Date Updated: Reverified 12/22/2015






NDC Package Description: 15mg/mL (1.5g/100mL) Pgk of 10 (NDC 67457-266-10)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Available
Related Information:
Date Updated: Reverified 12/22/2015






Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Revised 12/21/2015)
NDC Package Description: 100 mg/mL 5 mL vial (NDC 25021-780-05)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Available
Related Information:
Date Updated: Revised 12/21/2015






UCB Inc. (Reverified 12/14/2015)
NDC Package Description: 500mg/5mL; 5 mL single-use vial – 10 vials per unit size (NDC 50474-002-63)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Available
Related Information: Shortage per Manufacturer: Available
Date Updated: Reverified 12/14/2015






West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 12/07/2015)
NDC Package Description: 5 mL vial, 100 mg/mL (NDC 0143-9673-10)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: West-Ward has inventory available.
Related Information: Additional lots will be manufactured as required and made available as it is released.
Date Updated: Revised 12/07/2015






X-GEN Pharmaceuticals, INC (Reverified 12/02/2015)
NDC Package Description: 500mg/5mL (100mg/mL), 5mL clear glass vials (NDC 39822-4000-1)
Shortage Reason: Other
Availability: Unavailable
Related Information: Increase in market demand and manufacturing issues.
Date Updated: Reverified 12/02/2015






Prepared by The Pharma Report
Added August 4, 2015; Updated October 15, 2015; November 2, 2015; November 30, 2015; December 30, 2015

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