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9/3/2019

Clindamycin Phosphate Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Cleocin injection, Pfizer, 150 mg/mL, 2 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 00009-6582-01
    • Cleocin injection, Pfizer, 150 mg/mL, 4 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 00009-3124-03
    • Cleocin injection, Pfizer, 150 mg/mL, 6 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 00009-3447-03
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Akorn, 600 mg/50 mL, premixed bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0121-50
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Akorn, 900 mg/50 mL, premixed bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0122-50
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Alvogen, 150 mg/mL, 2 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 47781-1619-69
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Alvogen, 150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 47781-0459-68
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Alvogen, 150 mg/mL, 4 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 44781-1620-69
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Alvogen, 150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 47781-0460-68
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Alvogen, 150 mg/mL, 6 mL ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 47781-1621-69
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Alvogen, 150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 44781-0461-68
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Alvogen, 150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial, 1 count, NDC 47781-0465-70
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0282-02
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0282-04
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0282-06
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Fresenius Kabi, 150 mg/mL, 60 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0282-60
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Sagent, 150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0115-02
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Sagent, 150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0115-04

Reason for the Shortage

    • Alvogen did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Akorn did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Baxter has clindamycin injection available.
    • Fresenius Kabi did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer did not provide a reason for the shortages. Pfizer discontinued Cleocin premixed bags in 2018.
    • Sagent did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sandoz did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Cleocin injection, Pfizer, 150 mg/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00009-0870-26
    • Cleocin injection, Pfizer, 150 mg/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00009-0775-26
    • Cleocin injection, Pfizer, 150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00009-0902-18
    • Cleocin injection, Pfizer, 150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial, 5 count, NDC 00009-0728-09
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Akorn, 300 mg/50 mL, in 5% dextrose premixed bottle, 1 count, NDC 17478-0120-50
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Baxter, 300 mg/50 mL, in 0.9% sodium chloride premixed container, 24 count, NDC 00338-9545-24
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Baxter, 300 mg/50 mL, in 5% dextrose premixed container, 24 count, NDC 00338-3410-24
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Baxter, 600 mg/50 mL, in 0.9% sodium chloride premixed container, 24 count, NDC 00338-9549-24
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Baxter, 600 mg/50 mL, in 5% dextrose premixed container, 24 count, NDC 00338-3612-24
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Baxter, 900 mg/50 mL, in 0.9% sodium chloride premixed container, 24 count, NDC 00338-9553-24
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Baxter, 900 mg/50 mL, in 5% dextrose premixed container, 24 count, NDC 00338-3814-24
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Sagent, 150 mg/mL, 6 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0115-06
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Sagent, 150 mg/mL, 60 mL bulk vial, 1 count, NDC 25021-0115-51
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Sandoz, 300 mg/50 mL, in 5% dextrose premixed container, 24 count, NDC 00781-3288-09
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Sandoz, 600 mg/50 mL, in 5% dextrose premixed container, 24 count, NDC 00781-3289-09
    • Clindamycin phosphate injection, Sandoz, 900 mg/50 mL, in 5% dextrose premixed container, 24 count, NDC 00781-3290-09

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Akorn has clindamycin 600 mg/50 mL and 900 mg/50 mL in dextrose premixes on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Alvogen has clindamycin 150 mg/mL 2 mL, 4 mL, and 6 mL ADD-Vantage vials on long term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. Clindamycin 150 mg/mL 2 mL, 4 mL, and 6 mL vials are short-dated with expiration dates of May 2020 for the 2 mL vials, April 2020 for the 4 mL vials, and February 2020 for the 6 mL vials. Clindamycin 150 mg/mL 60 mL vials are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Fresenius Kabi has short-dated clindamycin 150 mg/mL 2 mL, 4 mL, 6 mL, and 60 mL vials available with an expiration date of <3 months for the 2 mL vials, <5 months for the 4 mL vials, <2 months for the 6 mL vials, and <5 months for the 60 mL vials.
    • Pfizer has Cleocin 150 mg/mL 2 mL, 4 mL, and 6 mL ADD-Vantage vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of June 2020.
    • Sagent has short-dated clindamycin 150 mg/mL 2 mL vials with an expiration date of November 2019. The 150 mg/mL 4 mL vials are short-dated with an expiration date of February 2020.

Updated

Updated September 3, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created June 13, 2013 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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