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10/20/2021

Metronidazole Hydrochloride Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, BBraun, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-5535-32
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7811-24
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 80 count, NDC 00409-7811-37
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Sagent, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 25021-0131-82

Reason for the Shortage

    • Baxter has metronidazole injection available.
    • BBraun has metronidazole injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays with raw materials.
    • Pfizer has metronidazole injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Sagent did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Baxter, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-1055-48

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • BBraun has metronidazole 5 mg/mL 100 mL bags on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Pfizer has metronidazole 5 mg/mL 100 mL bags in 24 count on back order and the company estimates a release date of November 2021. The 100 mL bags in 80 count are on back order and the company estimates a release date of October 2021.
    • Sagent has metronidazole 5 mg/mL 100 mL bags on back order and the company estimates a release date of October 2021.

Updated

Created October 20, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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