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Cefepime Injection

Last Updated: January 16, 2019
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Maxipime powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-0217-01
    • Maxipime powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-0219-01
    • Maxipime powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 2 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-0218-01
    • Maxipime powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-0220-01
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 1 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-0834-00
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-0834-04
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 2 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-0681-00
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-0681-04
    • Cefepime injection, BBraun, 1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-3193-11
    • Cefepime injection, BBraun, 2 gram/100 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-3195-11
    • Cefepime injection, Baxter, 2 gram/100 mL, premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-1301-48
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0340-20
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0122-50
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Sandoz, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3222-95
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Sandoz, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3223-95
Reason for the Shortage
    • Apotex did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Baxter has cefepime on allocation due to increased demand.
    • BBraun has cefepime on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Fresenius Kabi did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizes has Maxipime on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Sagent has cefepime injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Sandoz discontinued cefepime injection in early-2016.
    • WG Critical Care had cefepime injection on shortage due to increased demand.
Available Products
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 1 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-6146-00
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6146-04
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 2 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-6147-00
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Apotex, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6147-04
    • Cefepime injection, Baxter, 1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-1301-41
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0326-20
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0121-20
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 44567-0240-10
    • Cefepime powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 44567-0241-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter has cefepime 2 gram premixed bags on allocation.
    • BBraun has cefepime 1 gram and 2 gram premixed bags on allocation.
    • Fresenius Kabi has cefepime 2 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2019.
    • Pfizer has Maxipime 1 gram vials, 2 gram vials, 1 gram ADD-Vantage vials, and 2 gram ADD-Vantage vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 2019.
    • Sagent has cefepime 2 gram vials on allocation.

Updated

Updated January 16, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created April 3, 2015 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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