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Ceftriaxone Sodium Injection

Last Updated: March 30, 2018
Status: Current

Ceftriaxone Sodium Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex
    2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-6149-04)
    10 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-0679-05)
    250 mg, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-6151-04)
    500 mg, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-6152-04)
    500 mg, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-0751-00)
    500 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-0751-04)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Baxter
    1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00338-5002-41)
    2 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00338-5003-41)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Lupin
    1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 68180-0633-10)
    2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 68180-0644-10)
    250 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 68180-0611-10)
    500 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 68180-0622-10)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer
    1 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-7333-04)
    2 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-7336-04)
    250 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-7337-01)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent
    2 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0107-20)

    Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz
    10 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 00781-3210-46)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, West-Ward
    2 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9856-25)
    500 mg, vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9858-25)

    Ceftriaxone injection, Wockhardt USA
    2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 64679-0703-01)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Apotex states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delays. Apotex launched several products with new NDC numbers in June 2017.
    • Fresenius Kabi stated the reason for the shortage was increased demand.
    • Pfizer has some ceftriaxone presentations available and did not provide a reason for the back order of some presentations.
    • Sagent states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delay.
    • Sandoz has most ceftriaxone presentations available.
    • West-Ward states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delay. 
    • Wockhardt relaunched their ceftriaxone presentations in October 2017.
Available Products
  • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex
    1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-6148-04)
    2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-0753-04)
    250 mg, vial, 1 count (NDC 60505-0750-00)
    250 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-0750-04)
    250 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-6151-01)
    500 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 60505-6152-01)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, BBraun
    1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00264-3153-11)
    2 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 00264-3155-11)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi
    1 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0346-10)
    2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 63323-0347-20)
    10 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 63323-0348-61)
    250 mg, vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0344-10)
    500 mg, vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0345-10)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer
    1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-7332-01)
    2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-7335-03)
    10 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 00409-7334-10)
    500 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-7338-01)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent
    1 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0106-10)
    2 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0107-20)
    10 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 25021-0108-99)
    500 mg, vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0105-10)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Samson Medical Technologies
    100 gram, SmartPak bulk vial, 1 count (NDC 66288-6100-01)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz
    1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00781-3208-95)
    2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 00781-3209-95)
    10 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 00781-3210-46)
    250 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 00781-3206-95)
    500 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 00781-3207-95)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, WG Critical Care
    1 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 44567-0701-25)
    2 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 44567-0702-25)
    10 gram, vial, 1 count (NDC 44567-0703-01)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, West-Ward
    1 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9857-25)
    250 mg, vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9859-25)
     
    Ceftriaxone injection, Wockhardt USA
    1 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 64679-0983-02)
    2 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 64679-0703-01)
    250 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 64679-0701-02)
    500 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 64679-0702-02)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Apotex has most ceftriaxone presentations on intermittent back order and the company is releasing supplies as they become available.  
    • Lupin has all ceftriaxone presentations on allocation.   
    • Pfizer has ceftriaxone 1 gram ADD-Vantage vials and 2 gram ADD-Vantage vials available in limited quantities.
    • Sagent has ceftriaxone 2 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in April 2018.
    • Sandoz has ceftriaxone 10 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in early-to-mid-April 2018.
    • Wockhardt has ceftriaxone 2 gram vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • West-Ward has ceftriaxone 500 mg vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 2 gram vials are also on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-April to May 2018. 
       

Updated

March 30 and 2, January 24, 2018; December 21, November 17, October 13 and 9, September 20, August 15 and 4, July 10, June 9, 6 and 2, May 8 and 2, April 4, March 14, February 24, January 4, 2017; November 21 and 11, August 2, July 1, June 16, May 31, 13 and 3, April 13 and 6, March 23 and 3, February 26, January 6, 2016; December 17, November 30 and 16, October 5, September 9, August 5, July 16 and 10, June 23, 22 and 5, May 8, April 20, 16 and 8, March 10, February 20 and 3, January 9, 2015; December 12, November 26, 21, 19, 7 and 4, October 9, September 25, 15 and 4, August 21 and 6, July 21, 14 and 9, June 17 and 3, May 29, 14, 8 and 1, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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