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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.

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For Industry: Send FDA Drug Shortage and Supply Notifications

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.  If you have any questions, please contact: [email protected].

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Information about new and updated drug shortages plus recent news related to drugs

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