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Cefazolin Injection

Last Updated: January 4, 2023
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Cefazolin injection, BBraun, 1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 1 count, NDC 00264-3103-11
    • Cefazolin injection, BBraun, 2 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 1 count, NDC 00264-3105-11
    • Cefazolin injection, Baxter, 1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-3503-41
    • Cefazolin injection, Baxter, 2 gram/100 mL, premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-3508-41
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0237-10
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Hikma, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9924-90
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0100-10
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Sandoz, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 00781-3451-96
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Sandoz, 10 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3452-95
Reason for the Shortage
    • Apotex has cefazolin injection available.
    • Baxter has cefazolin on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • BBraun has cefazolin on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Fresenius Kabi has cefazolin injection available. They are not manufacturing the 20 gram vials at this time to focus on the other sizes.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer states the reason for the shortage was increased demand. Pfizer is only currently marketing the 1 gram ADD-Vantage vials.
    • Sagent has cefazolin injection available.
    • Samson Medical Technologies has cefazolin injection available.
    • Sandoz has cefazolin injection available.
    • WG Critical Care has cefazolin injection available.
Available Products
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 60505-6142-05
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 10 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6143-04
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 60505-6231-05
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0238-61
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0236-10
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Hikma, 10 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00143-9983-03
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Hikma, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9923-90
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-2585-01
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0101-10
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 25021-0102-99
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Samson Medical Technologies, 100 gram, SmartPak bag, 1 count, NDC 66288-1100-01
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Samson Medical Technologies, 300 gram, SmartPak bag, 1 count, NDC 66288-1300-01
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, Sandoz, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3450-95
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 44567-0707-25
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 10 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 44567-0708-10
    • Cefazolin powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 44567-0706-25

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • BBraun has cefazolin 1 gram/50 mL and 2 gram/50 mL premixed bags on allocation.
    • Fresenius Kabi has cefazolin 1 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early- to mid-January 2023.
    • Hikma has cefazolin 1 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-January 2023.
    • Sagent has cefazolin 500 mg vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Sandoz has cefazolin 1 gram and 10 gram vials available to current customers only.

Updated

Updated January 4, 2023 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created June 5, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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