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Azithromycin Injection

Last Updated: December 6, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Zithromax intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, Pfizer, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00069-3150-83
    • Azithromycin intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, Pfizer, 500 mg, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-0144-11
    • Azithromycin intravenous lyophilized powder for injection, Sun Pharma, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 62756-0512-44
Reason for the Shortage
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has azithromycin injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Sun Pharma is not currently manufacturing azithromycin injection.
Available Products
    • 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, 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

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has azithromycin 500 mg ADD-Vantage vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 2020. Zithromax 500 mg vials are available in limited supply.

Updated

Updated December 6, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. 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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