Skip to Content

Ceftazidime Injection

Last Updated: January 30, 2018
Status: Current

Ceftazidime Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Fortaz injection, Teligent
    1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 24987-0412-00)
    2 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 24987-0413-00)

 
Fortaz powder for solution for injection, Teligent
2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 24987-0379-34)
6 gram, vial, 6 count (NDC 24987-0382-37)
 
Tazicef powder for solution for injection, Pfizer
2 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-5093-11)

Ceftazidime injection, BBraun
1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00264-3143-11)
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)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Pfizer has Tazicef available.
    • Sagent has ceftazidime injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Sandoz discontinued ceftazidime 1 gram and 2 gram vials in 2015.
    • BBraun had ceftazidime on allocation due to increased demand.
    • WG Critical Care had ceftazidime on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
Available Products
  • Fortaz powder for solution for injection, Teligent

1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 24987-0378-10)
1 gram, TwistVials 25 count (NDC 24987-0434-00)
2 gram, TwistVials 10 count (NDC 24987-0435-00)
500 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 24987-0377-10)
 
Tazicef powder for solution for injection, Pfizer
1 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-5092-16)
1 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-5082-16) 
2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-5084-11)
6 gram, vial, 6 count (NDC 00409-5086-11)
 
Ceftazidime powder for solution for injection, Sagent
2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 25021-0128-50)
6 gram, vial, 6 count (NDC 25021-0129-99)
 
Ceftazidime powder for solution for injection, WG Critical Care
1 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 44567-0235-25)
2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 44567-0236-10)
6 gram, vial, 6 count (NDC 44567-0237-06)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Teligent has Fortaz 2 gram and 6 gram vials and 1 gram/50 mL and 2 gram/50 mL premixed bags on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Sagent has ceftazidime 1 gram vials on allocation.
    • Pfizer has Tazicef 2 gram ADD-Vantage vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2018.
    • BBraun has ceftazidime 1 gram/50 mL and 2 gram/50 mL premixed bags on allocation.

Updated

January 30, 2018; November 29, August 22 and 2, July 16, June 14, May 19 and 3, April 21, March 30 and 10, February 22, January 31 and 5, 2017; December 22, November 21, October 12, September 7, August 25, June 24, May 27, April 6, March 21, February 25, January 28, 2016; December 3, November 5, October 23, September 23, August 12, July 21, June 11, May 21, April 27, March 3, February 20, January 23, 2015; December 22, November 21, October 3, September 5, August 15, July 17, June 24, April 24, March 3, February 24, January 6, 2014; December 20, November 13, October 14, August 30, July 18, June 13, May 20, April 24, March 8, February 13, January 28 and 14, 2013; December 24, November 30, October 22, September 27, August 9, July 25, June 12, April 24, March 30, February 8, January 10, 2012; December 21, November 29, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Hide