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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 02/06/2019)

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) On allocation Please check wholesalers and distributors for inventory Demand increase for the drug

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 02/11/2019)

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) Product on allocation for existing customers Demand increase for the drug
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

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 02/15/2019)

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: September 2019; Estimated Recovery: March 2020 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
1g Single-dose ADD-Vantage Vial (NDC 00409-2585-01) Next Delivery: March 2019; Estimated Recovery: June 2019 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
10 g Pharmacy Bulk Package Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-0806-01) Next Delivery: September 2019; Estimated Recovery: March 2020 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other

Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Revised 02/21/2019)

Company Contact Information:
866-625-1618

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1g 25 vials (NDC 25021-101-10) Backordered. Estimated availability March 2019 Demand increase for drug
CEFAZOLIN FOR INJECTION 10G PK 10 VIALS (NDC 25021-102-99) Backordered. Availability date TBD Demand increase for the drug
CEFAZOLIN FOR INJECTION 500MG PK 25 VIALS (NDC 25021-100-10) Backordered. Availability date TBD Demand increase for the drug

Sandoz (Reverified 02/21/2019)

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

West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 01/11/2019)

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) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are estimated to be available January 2019. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
1 g/ 10 mL vial (NDC 0143-9924-90) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are estimated to be available January 2019. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
10 mg/ 100 mL vial (NDC 0143-9983-03) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots are estimated to be available January 2019. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

WG Critical Care (Reverified 01/30/2019)

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) On backorder - Product continues to be manufactured with bi-monthly releases. 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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