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Azithromycin Injection

Last Updated: June 11, 2018
Status: Current

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

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • AuroMedics has azithromycin 500 mg vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Pfizer has azithromycin 500 mg ADD-Vantage vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 2019.

Updated

Updated June 11, 2018 by Anthony Trovato, Pharmacy Resident. Created January 14, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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