Metronidazole Injection

[08 June 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Metronidazole injection

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira had metronidazole injection on back order due to manufacturing delays.
  • BBraun was allocating metronidazole injection due to increased demand for the product.

Available Products

Metronidazole injection, Baxter
500 mg/100 mL, 24 count (NDC 00338-1055-48)
Metronidazole injection, BBraun
500 mg/100 mL, 24 count (NDC 00264-5535-32)
Metronidazole Injection, Claris
500 mg/100 mL, 24 count (NDC 36000-0001-24)
Metronidazole injection, Hospira
500 mg/100 mL, 24 count (NDC 00409-7811-24)
500 mg/100 mL, 80 count (quad pack) (NDC 00409-7811-37)

Estimated Resupply Dates

All presentations are currently available.


Hospira’s metronidazole quad pack bags (NDC 00409-7811-37) are packaged in an overwrap. Use these metronidazole quad pack bags within 7 days after the overwrap is removed and continue to protect the bags from light.

Related Shortages


June 8, May 8, February 27, January 29, 2015; November 5, October 3, September 5, August 1, June 3, 5, and 24, May 1, 9, and 12, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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