Products Affected - Description
Cefotetan disodium intravenous powder for solution for injection, BBraun
1 gram/50 mL, Duplex bag, 1 count (NDC 00264-3173-11)
2 gram/50 mL, Duplex bag, 1 count (NDC 00264-3175-11)
Cefotetan disodium intravenous powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi
1 gram vials, 10 count (NDC 63323-0385-10)
2 gram vials, 10 count(NDC 63323-0386-20)
10 gram vials, 1 count (NDC 63323-0396-61)
Reason for the Shortage
- BBraun could not provide a reason for the shortage.
- Fresenius Kabi states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delay.
There is insufficient supply for usual ordering.
Estimated Resupply Dates
- BBraun has cefotetan 1 gram and 2 gram Duplex bags on allocation to current customers.
- Fresenius Kabi has cefotetan 1 gram and 2 gram vials available with expiration dates of <6 months. The 10 gram vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of 4th quarter-2015.
August 11, June 25, May 5, February 2, 2015; November 10, October 1, August 21, July 30, June 3 and 30, April 25, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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