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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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 Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Zosyn) Injection

 Status: Currently in Shortage

 » Date first posted: 04/02/2014
 » Therapeutic Categories: Anti-Infective; Pediatric

Apotex Corp. (Reverified 08/11/2015)

Company Contact Information:
800-706-5575

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2.25 gm/vial (10 Vials) (NDC 60505-0686-4) On backorder Product is still on backorder due to the large number of customer orders that have been exceeding forecasts. Demand increase in the drug
3.75 gm/vial (10 Vials) (NDC 60505-0687-4) On backorder Product is still on backorder due to the large number of customer orders that have been exceeding forecasts. Demand increase in the drug
4.5 gm/vial (10 Vials) (NDC 60505-0688-4) On backorder Product is still on backorder due to the large number of customer orders that have been exceeding forecasts. Demand increase in the drug
40.5 gm/vial (NDC 60505-0773-0) On backorder Product is still on backorder due to the large number of customer orders that have been exceeding forecasts. Demand increase in the drug

Aurobindo Pharma (Revised 01/20/2015)

Company Contact Information:
732-839-9400

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2.25 g SDV Cartons of 10 (NDC 55150-119-30) On intermittent back order; the company is releasing product as it becomes available. Check whole-salers for inventory. Other
3.375 g SDV Cartons of 10 (NDC 55150-120-30) On intermittent back order; the company is releasing product as it becomes available. Check whole-salers for inventory. Other
4.5 g SDV Cartons of 10 (NDC 55150-121-50) On intermittent back order; the company is releasing product as it becomes available. Check whole-salers for inventory. Other

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 08/25/2015)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2.25 g, single-dose vial (NDC 63323-309-20) Backordered. Increasing manufacturing and shipping upon release. Demand increase for the drug
3.375 g, single-dose vial (NDC 63323-300-30) Backordered. Increasing manufacturing and shipping upon release. Demand increase for the drug
4.5 g, single-dose vial (NDC 63323-320-50) Backordered. Increasing manufacturing and shipping upon release. Demand increase for the drug
40.5 g, PBP (NDC 63323-304-74) Backordered. Increasing manufacturing and shipping upon release. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 08/28/2015)

Company Contact Information:
877-946-7747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2.25 g Add-Vantage Vial (NDC 0409-3374-02) Available, releasing product consistently Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
3.375 g; Add-Vantage Vial (NDC 0409-3378-13) Available, releasing product consistently Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
4.5 g; Add-Vantage Vial (NDC 0409-3379-04) Next delivery: Late August 2015; Estimated recovery: Late 4Q 2015 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other
2.25 g; Vial (NDC 0409-3383-02) Available, releasing product consistently Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
3.375 g; Vial (NDC 0409-3385-13) Available, releasing product consistently Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
4.5 g; Vial (NDC 0409-3390-04) Available, releasing product consistently Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug

Mylan Institutional (Reverified 09/01/2015)

Company Contact Information:
888-258-4199

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
3.375 g Pkg of 10 (NDC 67457-522-37) Available

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (Revised 08/11/2015)

Company Contact Information:
800-533-4535

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Zosyn 2.25/50mL Frozen Bag 24's (NDC 0206-8860-02) Available Supporting all existing customers, but limited opportunities to support new frozen customers. Hospitals should contact their Pfizer Injectables sales rep to determine availability.
Zosyn 2.25/50mL Frozen Bag 24's Novaplus (NDC 0206-2409-02) Available Supporting all existing customers, but limited opportunities to support new frozen customers. Hospitals should contact their Pfizer Injectables sales rep to determine availability.
Zosyn 3.375/50mL Frozen Bags 24's Novaplus (NDC 0206-2411-02) Available Supporting all existing customers, but limited opportunities to support new frozen customers. Hospitals should contact their Pfizer Injectables sales rep to determine availability.
Zosyn 3.375/50mL Frozen Bags 24's (NDC 0206-8861-02) Available Supporting all existing customers, but limited opportunities to support new frozen customers. Hospitals should contact their Pfizer Injectables sales rep to determine availability.
Zosyn 4.5/100mL Frozen Bags 12's Novaplus (NDC 0206-2413-02) Available Supporting all existing customers, but limited opportunities to support new frozen customers. Hospitals should contact their Pfizer Injectables sales rep to determine availability.
Zosyn 4.5/100mL Frozen Bags 12's (NDC 0206-8862-02) Available Supporting all existing customers, but limited opportunities to support new frozen customers. Hospitals should contact their Pfizer Injectables sales rep to determine availability
Zosyn 40.5g Vial Pharm Bulk 1's PremierPro (NDC 0206-5501-01) Batches shipping upon release Private label is being discontinued in March 2015
Zosyn 2.25g 10's (NDC 0206-8852-16) Unavailable Expected to recovery December 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 2.25g 10's (Amerinet Choice) (NDC 0206-2100-02) Unavailable Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 2.25g 10's (Novaplus) (NDC 0206-2404-02) Unavailable Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 2.25g 10's (PremierPro) (NDC 0206-2501-10) Unavailable Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 3.375g 10's (NDC 0206-8854-16) Unavailable Expected to recovery December 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 3.375g 10's (Amerinet Choice) (NDC 0206-3100-02) Unavailable Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 3.375g 10's (Novaplus) (NDC 0206-2405-02) Unavailable Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 3.375g 10's (PremierPro) (NDC 0206-3501-10) Unavailable Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 4.5g 10's (NDC 0206-8855-16) Unavailable Expected to recovery December 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 4.5g 10's (Amerinet Choice) (NDC 0206-4100-02) Unavailable Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 4.5g 10's (Novaplus) (NDC 0206-2408-02) Unavailable Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 4.5g 10's (PremierPro) (NDC 0206-4501-10) Unavailable Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 40.5g Pharm Bulk 1's (NDC 0206-8859-10) Unavailable Estimated recovery Q1-2017 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 40.5g Pharm Bulk 1's (Novaplus) (NDC 0206-2416-01) Batches shipping upon release Private label is being discontinued in March 2015 Delay in shipping of the drug

Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 09/02/2015)

Company Contact Information:
866-625-1618

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2.25mg 30mL vial, (NDC 25021-164-30) On allocation Demand increase for the drug
3.375g 30mL vial, (NDC 25021-165-30) On allocation Demand increase for the drug
4.5g 48mL vial, (NDC 25021-166-48) On allocation Demand increase for the drug

Sandoz (Reverified 08/27/2015)

Company Contact Information:
800-525-8747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
4.5g (NDC 00781-3114-95) Backorder expected through September 2015. API availability Other
3.75g (NDC 00781-3113-95) Backorder expected through September 2015. API availability Other
2025g (NDC 00781-3110-95) Backorder expected through September 2015. API availability Other
3.75g (NDC 00781-3350-95) Backorder expected through September 2015. API availability Other

WG Critical Care (Reverified 03/03/2015)

Company Contact Information:
888-493-0861

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2.25g (NDC 44567-0801-10) Product on backorder Check wholesalers for inventory Increased demand for the product.
3.375g (NDC 44567-0802-10) Product on backorder Check wholesalers for inventory Increased demand for the product.
4.5g (NDC 44567-0803-10) Product on backorder Check wholesalers for inventory Increased demand for the product.
40.5g (NDC 44567-0804-01) Product on backorder Check wholesalers for inventory Increased demand for the product.
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