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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 reported: 04/02/2014
 » Therapeutic Categories: Anti-Infective; Pediatric

Apotex Corp. (Reverified 09/24/2014)

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) Available Regulatory delay
3.75 gm/vial (10 Vials) (NDC 60505-0687-4) On backorder Regulatory delay
4.5 gm/vial (10 Vials) (NDC 60505-0688-4) Available Regulatory delay
40.5 gm/vial (NDC 60505-0773-0) Available Regulatory delay

Aurobindo Pharma (Reverified 04/02/2014)

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) Available All presentations are available; no supply issues anticipated. Other
3.375 g SDV Cartons of 10 (NDC 55150-120-30) Available All presentations are available; no supply issues anticipated. Other
4.5 g SDV Cartons of 10 (NDC 55150-121-50) Available All presentations are available; no supply issues anticipated. Other

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 10/07/2014)

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) Available. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug
3.375 g, single-dose vial (NDC 63323-300-30) Available. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug
4.5 g, single-dose vial (NDC 63323-320-50) Available. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug
40.5 g, PBP (NDC 63323-304-74) Available. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 10/09/2014)

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 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
3.375 g; Add-Vantage Vial (NDC 0409-3378-13) Next delivery October 2014. Estimated recovery October 2014. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
4.5 g; Add-Vantage Vial (NDC 0409-3379-04) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
2.25 g; Vial (NDC 0409-3383-02) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
3.375 g; Vial (NDC 0409-3385-13) Next delivery October 2014. Estimated recovery November 2014. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
4.5 g; Vial (NDC 0409-3390-04) Next delivery September 2014. Estimated recovery 3Q 2014. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (Revised 10/01/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-533-4535

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Zosyn 2.25g 10's (NDC 0206-8852-16) Available Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 2.25g 10's (Amerinet Choice) (NDC 0206-2100-02) Available Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 2.25g 10's (Novaplus) (NDC 0206-2404-02) Batches shipping weekly upon release Full recovery estimated week of 8/4/2014. Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 2.25g 10's (PremierPro) (NDC 0206-2501-10) Available Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 3.375g 10's (NDC 0206-8854-16) Available Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 3.375g 10's (Amerinet Choice) (NDC 0206-3100-02) Batches shipping weekly upon release Full recovery estimated 10/20/2014. Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 3.375g 10's (Novaplus) (NDC 0206-2405-02) Batches shipping weekly upon release Full recovery estimated 11/3/2014 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 3.375g 10's (PremierPro) (NDC 0206-3501-10) Batches shipping weekly upon release Full recovery estimated 11/10/2014 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 4.5g 10's (NDC 0206-8855-16) Batches shipping weekly upon release. Full recovery estimated 11/10/2014 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 4.5g 10's (Amerinet Choice) (NDC 0206-4100-02) Available Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 4.5g 10's (Novaplus) (NDC 0206-2408-02) Batches shipping weekly upon release. Full recovery estimated 11/10/2014 Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 4.5g 10's (PremierPro) (NDC 0206-4501-10) Batches shipping weekly upon release. Full recovery estimated 10/20/2014. Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 40.5g Pharm Bulk 1's (NDC 0206-8859-10) Available Delay in shipping of the drug
Zosyn 40.5g Pharm Bulk 1's (Novaplus) (NDC 0206-2416-01) Available Delay in shipping of the drug

Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 10/14/2014)

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) Available Delay in shipping of the drug
3.375g 30mL vial, (NDC 25021-165-30) Available Delay in shipping of the drug
4.5g 48mL vial, (NDC 25021-166-48) Available Delay in shipping of the drug

Sandoz (Reverified 10/15/2014)

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 January 2015. API availability Other
3.75g (NDC 00781-3113-95) Backorder expected through January 2015. API availability Other
2025g (NDC 00781-3110-95) Backorder expected through January 2015. API availability Other

WG Critical Care (Reverified 10/01/2014)

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 is readily available. Increased demand for the product.
3.375g (NDC 44567-0802-10) Product is readily available. Increased demand for the product.
4.5g (NDC 44567-0803-10) Product is readily available. Increased demand for the product.
40.5g (NDC 44567-0804-01) Product is readily available. Increased demand for the product.
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