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Cefepime Injection

Last Updated: December 12, 2017
Status: Current

Cefepime Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex
    1 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-0834-00) - discontinued
    1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-0834-04) - discontinued
    2 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-0681-00) - discontinued
    2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-0681-04) - discontinued

     
    Cefepime injection, BBraun
    1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00264-3193-11)
    2 gram/100 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00264-3195-11)

Reason for the Shortage
    • Apotex has updated their cefepime products with new NDC numbers. Supply of the discontinued NDCs may still be available at wholesalers.
    • Baxter had cefepime on shortage due to increased demand.
    • BBraun has cefepime on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Fresenius Kabi had cefepime injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Pfizer had Maxipime on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Sagent had cefepime injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Sandoz discontinued cefepime injection in early-2016.
    • WG Critical Care had cefepime injection on shortage due to increased demand
Available Products
  • Maxipime powder for solution for injection, Pfizer
    1 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-0217-01
    1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-0219-01)

 
Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex
1 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-0834-00) - discontinued
1 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-6146-00)
1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-0834-04) - discontinued
1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-6146-04)
2 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-6147-00)
2 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-0681-00) - discontinued
2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-6147-04)
2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-0681-04) - discontinued
Cefepime injection, Baxter
1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00338-1301-41)
2 gram/100 mL, premixed bag, 12 count (NDC 00338-1301-48)
 
Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi
1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0326-20)
2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0340-20)
 
Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Sagent
1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 25021-0121-20)
2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 25021-0122-50)
 
Cefepime powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care
1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 44567-0240-10)
2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 44567-0241-10)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • BBraun has cefepime 1 gram and 2 gram premixed bags on allocation to current customers.

Updated

December 12, October 8, September 8, August 4, July 3, June 27 and 14, May 5, April 6, March 30 and 8, February 22 and 6, January 18 and 6, 2017; December 9 and 1, November 4, October 17 and 4, September 7, August 25 and 2, June 24 and 21, May 27, 26, 16 and 9, April 13 and 6, February 29, 26 and 2, January 14 and 12, 2016; December 23, 17, 16 and 11, November 3, October 20, September 23, 14 and 3, August 11, July 28 and 14, June 29, 17, 11, 8 and 3, May 21 and 12, April 17 and 3, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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