FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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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 (New 01/13/2022)

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) Limited supply on allocation; Recovery March 2022 Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (New 01/13/2022)

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) Next Delivery: January 2022; Estimated Recovery: April 2022 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other
500 mg/100 mL (5 mg/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 0409-7811-24) Next Delivery: January 2022; Estimated Recovery: April 2022 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other
500 mg/100 mL (5 mg/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 0409-0152-24) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: January 2022; Estimated Recovery: April 2022 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other

Sagent Pharmaceuticals (New 01/13/2022)

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 Additional lots ancitipated in March, April, May and June 2022 Demand increase for the drug

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