Products Affected - Description
Metronidazole injection, Baxter
500 mg/100 mL, 24 count (NDC 00338-1055-48)
Metronidazole injection, B Braun
500 mg/100 mL, 24 count (NDC 00264-5535-32)
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)
Reason for the Shortage
- Hospira has metronidazole injection on back order due to manufacturing delays.
- Baxter and BBraun are allocating metronidazole injection due to increased demand for the product.
Metronidazole Injection, Claris
500 mg/100 mL, 24 count (NDC 36000-0001-24)
Estimated Resupply Dates
- Baxter has metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL premix on allocation.
- BBraun has metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL premix on allocation.
- Hospira has metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL premix in 24 count and 80 count on back order and the company estimates a release date of September 2014.
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.
September 5, 2014; August 1, 2014; June 24, 2014; June 5, 2014; June 3, 2014; May 12, 2014; May 9, 2014; May 1, 2014;University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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