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5/25/2018

Penicillin G Benzathine / Penicillin G Procaine

Reason for the Shortage

    • Pfizer had Bicillin C-R on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

    • Bicillin C-R intramuscular suspension for injection, Pfizer, 1,200,000 units (600,000 units penicillin G benzathine/600,000 units penicillin G procaine), 2 mL pediatric prefilled syringe, 10 count, NDC 60793-0601-10
    • Bicillin C-R intramuscular suspension for injection, Pfizer, 1,200,000 units (600,000 units penicillin G benzathine/600,000 units penicillin G procaine), 2 mL prefilled syringe, 10 count, NDC 60793-0600-10
    • Bicillin C-R 900/300 intramuscular suspension for injection, Pfizer, 1,200,000 units (900,000 units penicillin G benzathine/300,000 units penicillin G procaine), 2 mL pediatric prefilled syringe, 10 count, NDC 60793-0602-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has all Bicillin C-R presentations available.

Updated

Updated May 25, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 13, 2016 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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