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Clindamycin Injection

[23 October 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Clindamycin injection, Fresenius Kabi
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, NDC 64423-0282-04
Clindamycin injection, Hospira
150 mg/mL, 4 mL ADD-Vantage vials (NDC 00409-4054-03)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL ADD-Vantage vials (NDC 00409-4055-03)

Cleocin injection, Pfizer
150 mg/mL, 4 mL ADD-Vantage vials (NDC 00009-3124-03)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL ADD-Vantage vials (NDC 00009-3447-03)
 
Clindamycin injection, Sagent
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, (NDC 25021-0115-02)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial (NDC 25021-0115-04)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, (NDC 25021-0115-06
150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial (NDC 25021-0115-51)
 
Clindamycin injection, Sandoz
600 mg/50 mL premix vials (NDC 00781-3289-09)
900 mg/50 mL premix vials (NDC 00781-3290-09)

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 (NDC 17478-0120-50)
600 mg/50 mL premix vials (NDC 17478-0121-50)
900 mg/50 mL premix vials (NDC 17478-0122-50)
 
Clindamycin injection, Fresenius Kabi
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial (NDC 63323-0282-02)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial (NDC 63323-0282-06)
150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial (NDC 63323-0282-60)

Clindamycin injection, Hospira
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial (00409-4050-01)
150 mg/mL, 2 mL ADD-Vantage vials (NDC 00409-4053-03)

150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial (00409-4051-01)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial (00409-4052-01)
150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial (NDC 00409-4197-01)
 
Clindamycin injection, Sandoz
300 mg/50 mL premix vials (NDC 00781-3288-09)
 
Cleocin injection, Pfizer
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial (NDC 00009-0870-26)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial (NDC 00009-0775-26)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial (NDC 00009-0902-18)
150 mg/mL, 60 mL vial (NDC 00009-0728-09)
300 mg/50 mL premix bags (NDC 00009-3381-02)
600 mg/50 mL premix bags (NDC 00009-3375-02)
900 mg/50 mL premix bags (NDC 00009-3382-02)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Fresenius Kabi has clindamycin 4 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-October 2014.
  • Hospira has clindamycin 150 mg/mL 4 mL ADD-Vantage vials on back order with an estimated release date in October 2014. Clindamycin 150 mg/mL 6 mL ADD-Vantage vials are on back order with an estimated release date of December 2014.
  • 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 4 mL, 6 mL, and 60 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Clindamycin 2 mL vials are available with short expiration dating (January 2015).
  • Sandoz has clindamycin 600 mg/50 mL premixed vials on back order and the company estimates s release date in late-October 2014. Clindamycin 900 mg/50 mL premixed vials are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages

Updated

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

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