American Regent, Inc. to Resume Production at NY Plant

SHIRLEY, N.Y., May 6, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- American Regent announced today that it had resumed the shipment of its multisource injectable products on May 5, 2011. Release of products is being prioritized and American Regent is working closely with the FDA Drug Shortage Staff to ensure that supplies of critically needed medications are available for patient care.

Please Note: Products have been shipped and are available from your local Wholesaler or Distributor.

In addition to Venofer® (iron sucrose injection, USP), the following products have been released and shipped:

Atropine Sulfate Injection, USP

Caffeine Citrate Injection, USP

Chromic Chloride Injection, USP

Concentrated Zinc Sulfate Injection, USP

Dehydrated Alcohol Injection, USP

Dopamine HCL Injection, USP

Droperidol Injection, USP

Glycopyrrolate Injection, USP

Hydroxyzine HCL Injection, USP

Iron Dextran Injection, USP (Dexferrum®)

L-Cysteine HCL Injection, USP

Multitrace® -4 (Trace Elements Injection 4, USP)

Multitrace® -4 Concentrate (Trace Elements Injection 4, USP - Concentrate)

Multitrace® -5 Concentrate (Trace Elements Injection 5, USP - Concentrate)

Neostigmine Methylsulfate Injection, USP

Nitroglycerin Injection, USP

Papaverine HCL Injection, USP

Phenylephrine HCL Injection, USP

Potassium Phosphates Injection, USP

Sodium Phosphates Injection, USP

American Regent can confirm that these products were manufactured in accordance with cGMP and quality requirements and that they meet all USP and other internal monograph and quality release specifications. American Regent is confident in the integrity and quality of these injectable products.

Visit our website at for daily updates on product releases and availability or contact our Customer Service Department at: 1-800-645-1706.

We apologize for any inconvenience this temporary suspension of manufacturing and distribution has caused. We appreciate the tremendous support that our customers and partners have given us during this period and for your continued loyalty and confidence in our products.

American Regent will continue to work diligently to research, develop and supply quality injectable products, as it has done since 1967.

If you have any questions or need to place an order for an emergency "drop shipment" please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-645-1706 or for more information, please visit our website at:

SOURCE American Regent, Inc. & Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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