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3/25/2021

Gentamicin Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Gentamicin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0173-02
    • Gentamicin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 40 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0010-02

Reason for the Shortage

    • Baxter has gentamicin premixes available.
    • Fresenius Kabi has gentamicin injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Pfizer has gentamicin injection available.

Available Products

    • Gentamicin injection, Baxter, 100 mg/100 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-0505-48
    • Gentamicin injection, Baxter, 100 mg/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-0511-41
    • Gentamicin injection, Baxter, 120 mg/100 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-0507-48
    • Gentamicin injection, Baxter, 60 mg/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-0507-41
    • Gentamicin injection, Baxter, 80 mg/100 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-0503-48
    • Gentamicin injection, Baxter, 80 mg/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-0509-41
    • Gentamicin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 40 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0010-20
    • Gentamicin injection, Pfizer, 40 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-1207-03

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has gentamicin 10 mg/mL 2 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-March 2021. There are short-dated 40 mg/mL 2 mL vials available with an expiration date of < 9 months.

Updated

Updated March 25, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 22, 2021 by Megan Dryer, PharmD. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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