FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Cefazolin Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 11/30/2018
»Therapeutic Categories: Anti-Infective

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Apotex Corp. (Reverified 07/10/2019)

Company Contact Information:
800-706-5575

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Cefazolin for Injection 1 g (25 vials) (NDC 60505-6142-05) Available
Cefazolin for Injection 10 g (10 vials) (NDC 60505-6143-04) Available

B. Braun Medical Inc. (New 11/30/2018)

Company Contact Information:
800-227-2862

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Cefazolin Injection 2 gram/50 mL in DUPLEX Catalog 3105-11 (NDC 00264-3105-11) Product on allocation to contracted customers Other
Cefazolin Injection 1 gram/50 mL in DUPLEX Catalog 3103-11 (NDC 0264-3103-11) Product on allocation to contracted customers Other

Baxter Healthcare (Reverified 07/10/2019)

Company Contact Information:
888-229-0001

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Cefazolin Injection, USP, 1 gram/50 mL, in GALAXY Plastic Container. Frozen Premix. (Product code 2G3503)(NDC 0338-3503-41) Available
Cefazolin Injection, USP, 2 gram/100 mL, in GALAXY Plastic Container. Frozen Premix. (Product code 2G3508)(NDC 0338-3508-41) Product on allocation for existing customers Demand increase for the drug

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (Revised 06/28/2019)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
500 mg/ 10 mL vial (NDC 0143-9923-90) Available Demand increase for the drug
1 g/ 10 mL vial (NDC 0143-9924-90) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Demand increase for the drug
10 mg/ 100 mL vial (NDC 0143-9983-03) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 07/19/2019)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1g Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-0805-01) Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: March 2021 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
1g Single-dose ADD-Vantage Vial (NDC 00409-2585-01) Available Other
10 g Pharmacy Bulk Package Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-0806-01) Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: March 2021 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other

Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Revised 07/19/2019)

Company Contact Information:
866-625-1618

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10g 10 vials (NDC 25021-102-99) On allocation. Product continues to be manufactured with monthly releases. Demand increase for drug
500mg 25 vials (NDC 25021-100-10) On allocation. Product continues to be manufactured with monthly releases. Demand increase for drug
1g 25 vials (NDC 25021-101-10) On allocation. Product continues to be manufactured with monthly releases. Demand increase for drug

Samson Medical Technologies, L.L.C. (New 03/13/2019)

Company Contact Information:
856-751-5051

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
100 gram SmartPak® Pharmacy Bulk Package (NDC 66288-1100-1) Available
300 gram SmartPak® Pharmacy Bulk Package (NDC 66288-1300-1) Available

Sandoz (Reverified 07/17/2019)

Company Contact Information:
800-525-8747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Cefazolin Na Injection 500 mg (NDC 0781-3450-95) Available
Cefazolin Na Injection 1 g (NDC 0781-3451-96) Available
Cefazolin Na Injection 10 g (NDC 0781-3452-95) Available

WG Critical Care (Revised 06/24/2019)

Company Contact Information:
888-493-0861

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
500mg Cefazolin SDV (NDC 44567-706-25) On backorder - Product continues to be manufactured with bi-monthly releases. Please check wholesalers for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
1g Cefazolin SDV (NDC 44567-707-25) Available Please check wholesalers for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
10g Cefazolin PBP (NDC 44567-708-10) On backorder - Product continues to be manufactured with bi-monthly releases. Please check wholesalers for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug

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