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Ceftriaxone Sodium Injection

Last Updated: April 19, 2018
Status: Current

Ceftriaxone Sodium Injection

Products Affected - Description
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6148-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-0679-05
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-0753-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6149-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 250 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-6151-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 250 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-0750-00
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-0750-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6151-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-6152-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-0751-00
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-0751-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6152-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Baxter, 1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-5002-41
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Baxter, 2 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-5003-41
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0347-20
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Lupin, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 68180-0633-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Lupin, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 68180-0644-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Lupin, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 68180-0611-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Lupin, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 68180-0622-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7333-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 2 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7336-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7335-03
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7337-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0107-20
    • Ceftriaxone injection, West-Ward, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9856-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, West-Ward, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9858-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Wockhardt USA, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 64679-0983-02
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Wockhardt USA, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 64679-0703-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Wockhardt USA, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 64679-0701-02
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Wockhardt USA, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 64679-0702-02
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, BBraun, 1 gram/50 mL, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-3153-11
    • Ceftriaxone injection, BBraun, 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
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 63323-0348-61
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 250 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0344-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Fresenius Kabi, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0345-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7332-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 00409-7334-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7338-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0106-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 25021-0108-99
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 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
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 00781-3210-46
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3209-95
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz, 250 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3206-95
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sandoz, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3207-95
    • Ceftriaxone injection, WG Critical Care, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 44567-0701-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, WG Critical Care, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 44567-0703-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, WG Critical Care, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 44567-0702-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, West-Ward, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9857-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, West-Ward, 250 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9859-25

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Apotex has 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 250 mg vials, 1 gram ADD-Vantage vials, 2 gram vials, and 2 gram ADD-Vantage vials on allocation.
    • Sagent has ceftriaxone 2 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in May 2018.
    • Wockhardt has all ceftriaxone presentations 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 mid-May to mid-June 2018.

Updated

Updated April 19, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created May 1, 2014 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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