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Ampicillin Sulbactam

Last Updated: February 6, 2018
Status: Current

Ampicillin Sulbactam

Products Affected - Description
  • Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, AuroMedics
    1.5 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 55150-0116-20)

3 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 55150-0117-20)
 
Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi
1.5 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0368-20)
3 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0369-20)
15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count (NDC 63323-0370-62)
 
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, Sandoz
1.5 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00781-3032-95)
3 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00781-3033-95)
15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count (NDC 00781-3034-46)
 
Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, West-Ward
1.5 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00641-6116-10)
3 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00641-6117-10)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Pfizer has discontinued generic ampicillin sulbactam.
    • Sagent has ampicillin sulbactam vials on back order due to manufacturing delays.
    • Sagent has ampicillin sulbactam vials on allocation due to manufacturing delays.
    • WG Critical Care states the shortage was due to increased demand.
Available Products
  • Unasyn powder for solution for injection, Pfizer
    1.5 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00049-0013-83)

3 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00049-0014-83)
15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count (NDC 00049-0024-28) 
 
Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, AuroMedics
15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count (NDC 55150-0118-99)
 
Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Mylan Institutional
1.5 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 67457-0349-10)
3 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 67457-0348-15)
15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count (NDC 67457-0649-10)
 
Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, Sagent
1.5 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 25021-0142-20)
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)
3 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 44567-0211-10)
15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count (NDC 44567-0212-01)
 
Ampicillin Sodium and Sulbactam Sodium powder for solution for injection, West-Ward
15 gram, bulk vial, 1 count (NDC 00641-6118-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • AuroMedics has ampicillin sulbactam 1.5 gram, 3 gram, and 15 gram vials on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Fresenius Kabi has ampicillin sulbactam 1.5 gram, 3 gram, and 15 gram vials on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Sagent has ampicillin sulbactam 15 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of February 2018. Short-dated product is available.
    • Sandoz has ampicillin sulbactam 1.5 gram, 3 gram, and 15 gram vials temporarily unavailable and the company cannot estimate a release date. 
    • West-Ward has ampicilin sulbactam 1.5 gram and 3 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of second quarter 2018 for the 1.5 gram vials and mid-February 2018 for the 3 gram vials.

Updated

February 6, January 11 and 10, 2018; December 6, November 2, October 5, September 8, August 1, July 13, June 6, May 11, April 7, March 9, January 31 and 30, 2017; December 20, November 6, October 4, August 25, July 29, June 23, May 31, April 25, March 14, February 24, January 14 and 6, 2016; December 23, November 25, October 13, September 17, July 20, June 15, May 22, April 30, March 20, February 18, January 20 and 9, 2015; December 21, November 9, October 31, September 30, August 31, July 29, June 24, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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