Products Affected - Description
Cefuroxime powder for solution for injection, Sagent
1.5 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0119-20)
7.5 gram, bulk vial, 10 count (NDC 25021-0120-59)
750 mg, vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0118-10)
Reason for the Shortage
- Sagent suspended the manufacture of cefuroxime injection.
- BBraun, Fresenius Kabi, and Hospira discontinued manufacturing cefuroxime in 2013.
Cefuroxime powder for solution for injection, West-Ward
1.5 gram vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9977-22)
7.5 gram bulk vial, 10 count (NDC 00143-9976-03)
750 mg vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9979-22)
Zinacef injection, Covis
1.5 gram/50 mL premix, 24 count (NDC 24987-0425-00)
Zinacef powder for solution for injection, Covis
1.5 gram ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count (NDC 24987-0437-00)
1.5 gram vial, 10 count (NDC 24987-0354-10)
7.5 gram bulk vial, 6 count (NDC 24987-0400-00)
750 mg, ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count (NDC 24987-0436-00)
750 mg vial, 10 count (NDC 24987-0352-10)
Estimated Resupply Dates
Sagent has cefuroxime powder for injection 750 mg, 1.5 gram, and 7.5 gram vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
August 12, July 1, May 8 and 22, April 6 and 7, February 26, January 14, 2015; December 8, October 13, September 5 and 26, August 4 and 13, July 9, June 25, April 11, March 14, January 15, 2014; December 10, October 10, August 1 and 27, July 16, June 6, May 6, April 12, March 8 and 22, February 6, January 25 and 29, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
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