What medications are in short supply in us?

What medications are in short supply in us?

Current Drug Shortage Bulletins

Generic Name Revision Date
Acetylcysteine Oral and Inhalation Solution Mar 28, 2022
Acyclovir Injection Mar 15, 2022
Albuterol Inhalation Solution Mar 29, 2022
Amifostine Injection Mar 23, 2022

Is there a blood pressure medication shortage?

On Friday, the FDA said there is currently a national shortage of the widely prescribed medication valsartan, and that other drugs used to treat high blood pressure could also become in short supply due to the ongoing recalls.

Is Nadolol still available?

Nadolol/bendroflumethiazide is used to treat high blood pressure. By lowering blood pressure, it also can help lower the risk of heart attack and stroke. It’s a combination medication that’s no longer available because it was discontinued in the United States.

Why was Cozaar recalled?

Why were these products recalled? Losartan was recalled due to impurities found while testing finished products. The impurity found in these batches is N-Methylnitrosobutyric acid (NMBA).

Why are so many medications on backorder?

A: A major reason for these shortages has been quality/manufacturing issues. However there have been other reasons such as production delays at the manufacturer and delays companies have experienced receiving raw materials and components from suppliers. Discontinuations are another factor contributing to shortages.

Why are there drug shortages in the United States?

Drug Shortages can occur for many reasons, including manufacturing and quality problems, delays, and discontinuations. Manufacturers provide FDA most drug shortage information, and the agency works closely with them to prevent or reduce the impact of shortages.

When was nadolol approved by the FDA?

Nadolol was approved by the FDA in December 1989. A prescription is required for this medicine. Please visit the official site of the FDA for further information. Why is this medication prescribed? Nadolol is prescribed for patients with high blood pressure (hypertension). It is used to treat chest pain (angina) related to coronary artery disease.

What is nadolol?

Nadolol is a member of the non-cardioselective beta blockers drug class and is commonly used for Angina, Anxiety, Benign Essential Tremor, and others. Brand names for nadolol include Corgard. This nadolol price guide is based on using the Drugs.com discount card which is accepted at most U.S. pharmacies.

How can industry notify FDA drug shortage staff?

Industry can notify FDA Drug Shortage Staff via CDER Direct NextGen Portal. This portal is intended ONLY for drug manufacturers/applicants. Industry can notify the FDA Drug Shortage Staff of new discontinuances, GMP issues, increase in product demand, recalls, supply interruptions, or other events.