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Metronidazole Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 01/13/2022
»Therapeutic Categories: Anti-Infective

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B. Braun Medical Inc. (New 01/13/2022)

Company Contact Information:
800-227-2862

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
500 mg/100 mL (5 mg/mL) NDC 0264-5535-32 (Product code D5353-5224) Available. On allocation. Demand increase for the drug

Baxter Healthcare (Reverified 08/26/2022)

Company Contact Information:
888-229-0001

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
500 mg/100 mL in VIAFLEX Plastic Container. Product Code 2B3421, (NDC 0338-1055-48) Available

Gland Pharma Limited (New 04/11/2022)

Company Contact Information:
TBD

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
100 mL Single Dose Bag (NDC 47335-993-01) Lots are anticipated in April; with additional inventory arriving in May. Other

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 09/12/2022)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
500 mg/100 mL (5 mg/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 0409-7811-37) Available Other
500 mg/100 mL (5 mg/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 0409-0152-24) Available Other

Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 08/12/2022)

Company Contact Information:
866-625-1618

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
5mg/ml 500mg per 100mL bag in 24 pack (NDC 25021-113-82) Available Demand increase for the drug
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