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Clindamycin Injection

[11 November 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Clindamycin phosphate injection, Akorn
600 mg/50 mL, premixed bottle, 1 count (NDC 17478-0121-50)
900 mg/50 mL, premixed bottle, 1 count (NDC 17478-0122-50)
 
Clindamycin phosphate injection, Alvogen
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4050-01) - discontinued
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4052-01) - discontinued

Clindamycin phosphate injection
, Fresenius Kabi
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0282-02)

Clindamycin phosphate injection
, Sandoz
600 mg/50 mL, premixed container, 24 count (NDC 00781-3289-09)
900 mg/50 mL, premixed container, 24 count (NDC 00781-3290-09)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Akorn cannot provide a reason for the shortage.
  • Pfizer states the Cleocin Add-Vantage vials are on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Hospira divested clindamycin injection to Alvogen in September 2015.
  • Sandoz had clindamycin injection on shortage due to increased demand.
  • Sagent has clindamycin injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

Cleocin injection, Pfizer
150 mg/mL, 2 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-6582-01)
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0870-26)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-3124-03)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0775-26)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-3447-03)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00009-0902-18)
150 mg/mL, 60 mL vial, 5 count (NDC 00009-0728-09)
300 mg/50 mL premixed bags, 24 count (NDC 00009-3381-02)
600 mg/50 mL premixed bags, 24 count (NDC 00009-3375-02)
900 mg/50 mL premixed bags, 24 count (NDC 00009-3382-02)
 
Clindamycin phosphate injection, Akorn
300 mg/50 mL, premixed bottle, 1 count (NDC 17478-0120-50)
 
Clindamycin phosphate injection, Alvogen
150 mg/mL, 2 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count (NDC 47781-0462-69)
150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 47781-0459-68)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count (NDC 44781-0463-69)
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 47781-0460-68)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count (NDC 47781-0464-69)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 44781-0461-68)
150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial, 1 count (NDC 47781-0465-70)
 
Clindamycin phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi
150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0282-04)
150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0282-06)
150 mg/mL, 60 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 63323-0282-60)
 
Clindamycin phosphate 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, 1 count (NDC 25021-0115-51)
 
Clindamycin phosphate injection, Sandoz
300 mg/50 mL premixed container, 24 count (NDC 00781-3288-09)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Akorn has clindamycin 600 mg/50 mL and 900 mg/50 mL premixed bottles available in limited supply.
  • Fresenius Kabi has clindamycin 150 mg/mL 2 mL vials available with short expiration dating (< 8 months).
  • Sandoz has clindamycin 900 mg/50 mL premixed containers on back order and the company estimates a release date of November 2016. The 600 mg/50 mL premixed containers are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Related Shortages

Updated

November 11, August 16, June 9, April 14, February 24, January 27, 14 and 6, 2016; December 15, November 5 and 4, October 19, September 17, July 21, June 25, April 30 and 17, March 30, 23 and 9, February 12, January 14, 2015; December 29, 22, 17 and 5, November 24 and 4, October 23 and 10, September 24, 12 and 3, August 15 and 8, June 12, May 23 and 5, April 23 and 7, March 26, 11 and 5, February 21 and 10, January 24 and 14, 2014; December 27 and 18, November 21 and 6, October 23, 14 and 7, September 17, August 28 and 7, July 3, June 13, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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