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Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium Injection

Last Updated: January 25, 2023
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Eugia US, 3 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0117-20
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Mylan Institutional (Viatris), 15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count, NDC 67457-0649-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Eugia has ampicillin sulbactam vials on back order due to increased demand and manufacturing delays.
    • Fresenius Kabi is not currently marketing ampicillin sulbactam injection.
    • Meitheal Pharmaceuticals has ampicillin sulbactam available.
    • Viatris did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has discontinued generic ampicillin sulbactam except for the 1.5 gram and 3 gram ADD-Vantage vials.
    • Piramal Critical Care has ampicillin sulbactam available.
    • Sagent has ampicillin sulbactam vials available.
    • Sandoz discontinued ampicillin sulbactam.
    • WG Critical Care has ampicillin sulbactam available.
    • Xellia has ampicillin sulbactam available.
Available Products
    • Unasyn powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 1.5 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00049-0013-83
    • Unasyn powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count, NDC 00049-0024-28
    • Unasyn powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 3 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00049-0014-83
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Eugia US, 1.5 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0116-20
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Eugia US, 15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count, NDC 55150-0118-99
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Hikma, 1.5 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6116-10
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Hikma, 15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count, NDC 00641-6118-01
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Hikma, 3 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00641-6117-10
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 1.5 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 71288-0005-20
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 15 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 71288-0007-25
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 3 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 71288-0006-30
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Mylan Institutional (Viatris), 1.5 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0348-10
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Mylan Institutional (Viatris), 3 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0349-10
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 1.5 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2689-01
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 3 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2987-03
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Piramal Critical Care, 1.5 g, vial, 10 count, NDC 66794-0206-41
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Piramal Critical Care, 15 g, vial, NDC 66794-0208-15
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Piramal Critical Care, 3 g, vial, 10 count, NDC 66794-0207-41
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 1.5 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0142-20
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count, NDC 25021-0144-99
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 3 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0143-30
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 1.5 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 44567-0210-10
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count, NDC 44567-0212-01
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 3 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 44567-0211-10
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Xellia Pharmaceuticals, 1.5 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 70594-0081-02
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Xellia Pharmaceuticals, 15 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 70594-0083-01
    • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Xellia Pharmaceuticals, 3 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 70594-0082-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Eugia has ampicillin sulbactam 3 gram vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Viatris has ampicillin/sulbactam 15 gram vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated January 25, 2023 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created June 24, 2011 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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