Products Affected - Description
Claforan injection, Hospira
500 mg vial (NDC 00039-0017-10) - discontinued
2 gram vial (NDC 00039-0019-10) - discontinued
1 gram vial (NDC 00039-0018-10) - discontinued
1 gram Add-Vantage vial (NDC 00039-0023-25) - discontinued
2 gram Add-Vantage vial (NDC 00039-0024-25) - discontinued
10 gram vial (NDC 00039-0020-01) - discontinued
Cefotaxime injection, West-Ward
500 mg vial, 10 count (NDC 00143-9930-10)
1 gram vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9931-25)
2 gram vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9933-25)
10 gram vial, single count (NDC 00143-9935-91)
Claforan injection, Baxter
1 gram frozen premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00039-0038-05)
2 gram frozen premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00039-0039-05)
Reason for the Shortage
- Hospira has discontinued Claforan. Sanofi-Aventis manufactured Claforan for Hospira and is no longer making the product.
- Baxter has Claforan on allocation due to increased demand.
- West-Ward cannot provide a reason for the shortage.
Insufficient supplies for usual ordering.
Estimated Resupply Dates
- West-Ward has cefotaxime injection available on allocation for direct orders but product is not available through wholesalers.
- Baxter has Claforan 1 gram and 2 gram premixed bags available on allocation. Contact your Baxter sales representative to request an allocation.
April 2, March 2, January 23, 2015; December 5 and 23, November 5, October 7, September 3, June 24, April 15, February 25, January 14, 2014; December 10, October 30, September 30, August 1, 29, and 30, July 31, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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