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Fluconazole Injection

[28 August 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Fluconazole Injection, 2 mg/mL, Ben Venue Laboratories (Formerly Bedford product)
50 mL vials (NDC 55390-0194-01)
100 mL vials (NDC 55390-0012-01)
200 mL vials (NDC 55390-0046-01)
100 mL premixed bag (NDC 55390-0227-01)
200 mL premixed bag (NDC 55390-0228-01)
 
Fluconazole Injection, 2 mg/mL, Teva
100 mL premixed bag (NDC 00703-1029-30)
200 mL premixed bag (NDC 00703-1020-30)
100 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00703-1019-03)
200 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00703-1010-03)
 
Fluconazole Injection, 2 mg/mL, West-Ward
100 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00143-9669-06)
100 mL premixed bag in Dextrose (NDC 00143-9667-06)
200 mL premixed bag in Dextrose (NDC 00143-9666-06)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Teva has fluconazole injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Pfizer had fluconazole injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays related to labeling changes.
  • West-Ward has fluconazole injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Ben Venue has stopped production in its plant in Bedford, Ohio and closed in July 2014.

Available Products

Fluconazole Injection 2 mg/mL, Baxter
100 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00338-6046-48)
200 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00338-6045-37)
 
Fluconazole Injection, 2 mg/mL, Claris LifeSciences
100 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 36000-0002-06)
200 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 36000-0003-06)
 
Fluconazole Injection, 2 mg/mL, Hospira
100 mL premixed bag in dextrose (NDC 00409-4684-23)
200 mL premixed bag in dextrose (NDC 00409-468402)
100 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00409-4688-23)
200 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00409-4688-02)
 
Fluconazole Injection, 2 mg/mL, Pfizer
100 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00069-0038-03)
200 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00069-0045-03)
 
Fluconazole Injection, 2 mg/mL, Sagent
100 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 25021-0113-82)
200 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 25021-0113-87)
 
Fluconazole Injection, 2 mg/mL, West-Ward
100 mL vial, in NaCl (NDC 00143-9899-91)
200 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00143-9668-06)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Teva has all fluconazole injection presentations on back order with an estimated release date in the 2nd quarter of 2015.
  • West-Ward has fluconazole 100 mL premixed bags in sodium chloride available with a short expiration date (November 2014), and fluconazole 100 mL and 200 mL premixed bags in dextrose are also available with a short expiration date (December 2014). Fluconazole 200 mL premixed bags in sodium chloride are available with both short expiration dates (December 2014) and regular dating.

Related Shortages

Updated

August 28, 2014; July 14, 2014; June 26, 2014; June 16, 2014; June 2, 2014; May 14, 2014; March 14, 2014; March 12, 2014; January 15, 2014; November 14, 2013; October 3, 2013; September 13, 2013; July 29, 2013; May 15, 2013; May 8, 2013; April 17, 2013; April 10, 2013; March 6, 2013; December 18, 2012; December 3, 2012; August 30, 2012; July 13, 2012; June 25, 2012; May 9, 2012; April 10, 2012; March 29, 2012; March 15, 2012; March 2, 2012; January 31, 2012; December 28, 2011; December 7, 2011; November 3, 2011; October 20, 2011; October 14, 2011; September 20, 2011; August 25, 2011; August 4, 2011; July 8, 2011; June 23, 2011; May 20, 2011; March 29, 2011; March 18, 2011; March 3, 2011; January 20, 2011; December 3, 2010; October 11, 2010; September 3, 2010; August 11, 2010; June 1, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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