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Clindamycin Injection

[30 April 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Cleocin injection, Pfizer
150 mg/mL, 4 mL ADD-Vantage vials, 25 count (NDC 00009-3124-03)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL ADD-Vantage vials, 25 count (NDC 00009-3447-03)
 
Clindamycin injection, Sagent
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0115-02)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0115-04)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0115-06
150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial, single count (NDC 25021-0115-51)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Pfizer states the Cleocin Add-Vantage vials are on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Hospira has clindamycin injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Akorn launched clindamycin injection in June 2013.
  • Sandoz had clindamycin injection on shortage due to increased demand.
  • Sagent has clindamycin injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

Clindamycin injection, Akorn
300 mg/50 mL premix vials, single count (NDC 17478-0120-50)
600 mg/50 mL premix vials, single count (NDC 17478-0121-50)
900 mg/50 mL premix vials, single count (NDC 17478-0122-50)

Clindamycin injection, Fresenius Kabi
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0282-02)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0282-04)
150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial, single count (NDC 63323-0282-60)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0282-06)

Clindamycin injection, Hospira
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (00409-4050-01)
150 mg/mL, 2 mL ADD-Vantage vials, 25 count (NDC 00409-4053-03)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count (00409-4051-01)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL ADD-Vantage vials, 25 count (NDC 00409-4054-03)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count (00409-4052-01)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL ADD-Vantage vials, 25 count (NDC 00409-4055-03)
150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial, single count (NDC 00409-4197-01)
 
Clindamycin injection, Sandoz
300 mg/50 mL premix vials, 24 count (NDC 00781-3288-09)
600 mg/50 mL premix vials, 24 count (NDC 00781-3289-09)
900 mg/50 mL premix vials, 24 count (NDC 00781-3290-09)
 
Cleocin injection, Pfizer
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0870-26)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0775-26)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0902-18)
150 mg/mL, 60 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0728-09)
300 mg/50 mL premix bags, 24 count (NDC 00009-3381-02)
600 mg/50 mL premix bags, 24 count (NDC 00009-3375-02)
900 mg/50 mL premix bags, 24 count (NDC 00009-3382-02)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Pfizer has Cleocin 150 mg/mL 4 mL and 6 mL ADD-Vantage vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of September 2015.
  • Sagent has clindamycin 2 mL, 4 mL, 6 mL, and 60 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of June 2015 for the 4 mL, 6 mL and 60 mL vials, and July 2015 for the 2 mL vials.

Related Shortages

Updated

April 17 and 30, March 9, 23, and 30, February 12, January 14, 2015; December 5, 17, 22, and 29, November 4 and 24, October 10 and 23, September 3, 12, and 24, August 8 and 15, July 8, June 12, May 5 and 23, April 7 and 23, March 5, 11, and 26, February 10 and 21, January 14 and 24, 2014; December 18 and 27, November 6 and 21, October 7, 14, and 23, September 17, August 7 and 28, July 3, June 13, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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