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Azithromycin Injection

Last Updated: June 1, 2021
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description
    • Azithromycin intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, Apotex, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6076-04 - discontinued
Reason for the Shortage
    • Apotex has discontinued azithromycin injection.
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi had azithromycin injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Pfizer had azithromycin injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Slate Run Pharmaceuticals had seen increased demand.
    • Sun Pharma is not currently manufacturing azithromycin injection.
Available Products
    • Zithromax intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, Pfizer, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00069-3150-83
    • Azithromycin intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, Athenex, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 70860-0100-10
    • Azithromycin intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, AuroMedics, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0174-10
    • Azithromycin intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0398-10
    • Azithromycin intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, Pfizer, 500 mg, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-0144-11
    • Azithromycin intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, Slate Run Pharmaceuticals, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 70436-0019-82

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • All marketed presentations are available.

Updated

Updated June 1, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 14, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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