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Tigecycline Injection

[09 June 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Tygacil lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Pfizer
50 mg, 5 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00008-4990-02)
50 mg, 10 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00008-4990-20)

Reason for the Shortage

Pfizer has Tygacil on shortage due to manufacturing delays. The company is supplying 50 mg/5 mL vials during the shortage of the 10 mL vials.

Available Products

Insufficient supplies for usual ordering.

Estimated Resupply Dates

Pfizer has Tygacil 50 mg/10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 1st quarter 2017. Tygacil 50 mg/5 mL vials are on allocation.

Related Shortages

Updated

June 9, May 27 and 2, February 3, January 12, 2016; December 9, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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