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Ceftriaxone Sodium Injection

Last Updated: December 10, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 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, Hikma, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9857-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Hikma, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9858-25
    • 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, Sagent, 1 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0106-10
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0107-20
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 500 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0105-10
    • 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 has ceftriaxone available.
    • Fresenius Kabi states the reason for the shortage was increased demand.
    • Pfizer has ceftriaxone injection on shortage due to increased demand and manufacturing delays.
    • Sagent states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delay.
    • Sandoz has ceftriaxone available.
    • Hikma states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delay.
    • Wockhardt has discontinued their ceftriaxone presentations.
Available Products
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 1 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6148-04
    • 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, 10 count, NDC 60505-6151-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 500 mg, vial, 1 count, NDC 60505-6152-04
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Apotex, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 60505-6152-01
    • 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, 2 gram, vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0347-20
    • 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, Hikma, 2 gram, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9856-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Hikma, 250 mg, vial, 25 count, NDC 00143-9859-25
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Pfizer, 1 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7333-04
    • 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, 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, Pfizer, 500 mg, vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-7338-01
    • Ceftriaxone injection, Sagent, 10 gram, vial, 1 count, NDC 25021-0108-99
    • 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

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter has ceftriaxone premixed bags on allocation.
    • Lupin has all ceftriaxone presentations on allocation.
    • Hikma has ceftriaxone 500 mg vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 1 gram vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-December 2018.
    • Sagent has ceftriaxone 2 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of January 2019. The 1 gram vials are on allocation. The 500 mg vials are available with short expiration dating (April 2019).

Updated

Updated December 10, 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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