Erythromycin Lactobionate Injection

[22 September 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Erythrocin powder for solution for injection, Hospira
500 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-6482-01)
500 mg, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-6476-44)

Reason for the Shortage

Pfizer (Hospira) has Erythrocin on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

There is insufficient supply for usual ordering.

Estimated Resupply Dates

Pfizer (Hospira) has Erythrocin 500 mg vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-November 2016. The 500 mg ADD-Vantage vials are on intermittent back order with regular releases.

Related Shortages


September 22, August 29, 10 and 5, July 11, 2016, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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