FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Cefoxitin for Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 05/03/2019
»Therapeutic Categories: Anti-Infective

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Apotex Corp. (Reverified 04/30/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-706-5575

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1 g (25 vials) (NDC 60505-0759-05) Product is temporarily discontinued Product manufactured by Hospira Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
2 g (25 vials) (NDC 60505-0760-05) Product is temporarily discontinued Product manufactured by Hospira Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug
10 g (10 vials) (NDC 60505-0761-04) Product is temporarily discontinued Product manufactured by Hospira Discontinuation of the manufacture of the drug

B. Braun Medical Inc. (Reverified 05/06/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-227-2862

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Cefoxitin Injection 2 gram/50 mL in DUPLEX Catalog 3125-11 (NDC NDC 00264-3125-11) Available Other
Cefoxitin Injection 1 gram/50 mL in DUPLEX Catalog 3123-11 (NDC 0264-3123-11) Available Other

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 04/30/2021)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1 g per vial; SDV; (NDC 63323-341-25) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Manufacturing delays
2 grams per vial; SDV; (NDC 63323-342-25) Available Check wholesalers for inventory Manufacturing delays

Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 05/05/2021)

Company Contact Information:
866-625-1618

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 g, package of 10 vials (NDC 25021-111-99) Available
1 g, package of 10 vials (NDC 25021-109-10) Available Manufacturing delay
2 g, package of 10 vials (NDC 25021-110-20) Available Manufacturing delay

WG Critical Care (Reverified 04/29/2021)

Company Contact Information:
888-493-0861

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1 g (NDC 44567-245-25) Available Please check wholesalers for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
2 g (NDC 44567-246-25) Available Please check wholesalers for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
10 g (NDC 44567-247-10) Available Please check wholesalers for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug

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