Effective February 6, 2021, Mallinckrodt’s Ofirmev product will no longer be available as a Premier contracted item. Two generic supplies are currently on contract with Sandoz (vials) and Fresenius Kabi (piggyback bags). Both products should be loaded in your wholesaler accounts and offer savings over brand Ofirmev.
The shingles vaccine Zostavax is no longer available for use in the United States. All remaining stock of Zostavax expired on November 18, 2020. If you have any remaining Zostavax vaccine in stock, please discard the vaccine following medical waste disposal requirements. CDC continues to recommend 2 doses of Shingrix, separated by 2 to 6 months, to prevent shingles and its complications in adults age 50 years and older.