Empty B12 vials

US Injectable Vitamin B12 Shortage – August

[see this post for current injectable vitamin b12 shortage info]

Injectable vitamin B12 continues to be in short supply from North American laboratories – limited supply and back-ordered.  Laboratory Fresenius has been reporting an expected release for months but has never delivered. From the FDA Drug Shortages List as of August 19th:

American Regent/Luitpold (Reverified 08/22/2014) – limited supply and back-ordered
Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 08/27/2014) – 1000mcg 1ml vials available

UPDATE August 19th: Laboratory Fresenius Kabi has come online with 1000mcg 1ml vials available

UPDATE August 27th: FDA shortage list refreshed, no improvement

FDA Drug Shortages List – Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) Injection

And if you are interested our July post on injectable B12 availability.

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