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11/13/2019

Ceftriaxone Sodium Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Ceftriaxone injection, Lupin, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 68180-0633-10 - discontinued
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Lupin, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 68180-0644-10 - discontinued
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Lupin, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 68180-0611-10 - discontinued
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Lupin, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 68180-0622-10 - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

    • Apotex has ceftriaxone available.
    • Fresenius Kabi states the reason for the shortage was increased demand.
    • Hikma states the reason for the shortage was manufacturing delay.
    • Lupin has discontinued their ceftriaxone presentations.
    • Pfizer had ceftriaxone injection on shortage due to increased demand and manufacturing delays.
    • Piramal Critical Care has ceftriaxone injection available.
    • Sagent has ceftriaxone available.
    • Sandoz did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Wockhardt has discontinued their ceftriaxone presentations.

Available Products

    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6148-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-6150-05
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6149-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 250 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-6151-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6151-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-6152-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6152-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, BBraun, 1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-3153-11
    • Ceftriaxone injection, BBraun, 2 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-3155-11
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Baxter, 1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-5002-41
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Baxter, 2 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-5003-41
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0346-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0348-61
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0347-20
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 250 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0344-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0345-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Hikma, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9857-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Hikma, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9856-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Hikma, 250 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9859-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Hikma, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9858-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7333-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7332-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 00409-7334-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 2 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7336-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7335-03
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7337-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7338-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Piramal Critical Care, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 66794-0213-42
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Piramal Critical Care, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 66794-0214-42
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Piramal Critical Care, 250 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 66794-0211-42
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Piramal Critical Care, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 66794-0212-42
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0106-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 25021-0108-99
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0107-20
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0105-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Samson Medical Technologies, 100 gram, SmartPak bulk vial, 1 count, NDC 66288-6100-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3208-95
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 00781-3210-46
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3209-95
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3206-95
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3207-95
    • Ceftriaxone injection, WG Critical Care, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 44567-0701-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, WG Critical Care, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 44567-0703-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, WG Critical Care, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 44567-0702-25

Updated

Updated November 13, 2019 by Megan Dryer, PharmD. Created May 1, 2014 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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