A recent article in the Wall Street Journal revealed a world-wide shortage of one of Sanofi’s short-acting insulin products called, the Apidra solostar pen. The reason for the drug’s shortage has been linked to “technical problems” at the company’s Frankfurt, Germany manufacturing plant.

According to the letter Sanofi sent to doctors, which was also posted to the FDA’s website on Wednesday, the company said it is in the process of fixing the problem and expects full production of the Apidra solostar pen to resume in the first quarter of 2012.

For those using the pen in the U.S., the product may cease to be available as early as the end of October. Sanofi said that doctors can switch patients who are currently using the pen to the Apirda vials and syringes, without having to make any adjustments in dosage.

RESULTS & SETTLEMENTS

Frank M. Eidson P.A. has been tirelessly representing the rights of Central Florida victims since 1989.

$1.2 Million

Two surgeries for back injuries.

$1 Million

Fell from a roof while working.

$1.15 Million

Brain injury in a tractor-trailer crash.


Free, No Obligation Case Review.

Fill out our contact form below for your free, no obligation case review.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Help provide wounded servicemen and women with therapeutic outdoor adventures. Like our Facebook page and we'll contribute $1 to Wounded Warriors Outdoors.

Contact Our Orlando Attorney

If you have been injured in an accident, turn to Frank M. Eidson P.A. Whether your case is a simple collision or a complicated auto wrongful death case, contact personal injury lawyer Frank Eidson today to schedule your free consultation.

407-245-2887