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Ceftazidime Injection

Last Updated: December 18, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Fortaz powder for solution for injection, Teligent, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 24987-0378-10
    • Fortaz powder for solution for injection, Teligent, 1 gram, TwistVials 25 count, NDC 24987-0434-00
    • Fortaz powder for solution for injection, Teligent, 2 gram, TwistVials 10 count, NDC 24987-0435-00
    • Fortaz powder for solution for injection, Teligent, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 24987-0377-10
    • Tazicef powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 2 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-5093-11
    • Ceftazidime powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 6 gram, vial, 6 count, NDC 25021-0129-99
Reason for the Shortage
    • Pfizer has Tazicef available.
    • Sagent has ceftazidime injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • BBraun had ceftazidime on allocation due to increased demand.
    • Teligent discontinued Fortaz 2 gram vials, 6 gram vials, and both 1 gram/50 mL and 2 gram/50 mL premixes in February 2018.
    • WG Critical Care has ceftazidime available.
Available Products
    • Tazicef powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-5092-16
    • Tazicef powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-5082-16
    • Tazicef powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-5084-11
    • Tazicef powder for solution for injection, Pfizer, 6 gram, vial, 6 count, NDC 00409-5086-11
    • Ceftazidime injection, BBraun, 1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-3143-11
    • Ceftazidime injection, BBraun, 2 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-3145-11
    • Ceftazidime powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0127-20
    • Ceftazidime powder for solution for injection, Sagent, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0128-50
    • Ceftazidime powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 44567-0235-25
    • Ceftazidime powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 44567-0236-10
    • Ceftazidime powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care, 6 gram, vial, 6 count, NDC 44567-0237-06

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has short-dated ceftazidime 2 gram ADD-Vantage vials available in limited supply.
    • Sagent has ceftazidime 6 gram vials on allocation.
    • Teligent has Fortaz 500 mg vials, 1 gram vials, 1 gram TwistVials, and 2 gram TwistVials on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated December 18, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created November 29, 2011 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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