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Fluconazole Injection

[04 May 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Fluconazole Injection, 2 mg/mL, West-Ward
100 mL vial, in NaCl (NDC 00143-9899-91)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Teva is not relaunching fluconazole injection.
  • Pfizer had fluconazole injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays related to labeling changes.
  • West-Ward had 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 premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00143-9669-06)
100 mL premixed bag in Dextrose (NDC 00143-9667-06)
200 mL premixed bag in NaCl (NDC 00143-9668-06)
200 mL premixed bag in Dextrose (NDC 00143-9666-06)

Estimated Resupply Dates

West-Ward has fluconazole 2 mg/mL 100 mL vials in sodium chloride on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-to-late May 2015. Fluconazole 2 mg/mL 200 mL premixed bags in sodium chloride are available with good dating and with expiration dates of September 2015.

Related Shortages

Updated

May 4, March 23, January 9, 2015; December 3, November 7, October 13, August 28, July 14, June 2, 16, and 26, May 14, March 12 and 14, January 15, 2014; November 14, October 3, September 13, July 29, May 8 and 15, April 10 and 17, March 6, 2013; December 3 and 18, August 30, July 13, June 25, May 9, April 10, March 2, 15, and 29, January 31, 2012; December 7 and 28, October 14 and 20 September 20, August 4 and 25, July 8, June 23, May 20, March 3, 18, and 29, January 20, 2011; December 3, October 11, September 3, August 11, June 1, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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