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Cefuroxime Sodium Injection

Last Updated: January 6, 2018
Status: Resolved

Cefuroxime Sodium Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Zinacef powder for solution for injection, Teligent

1.5 gram, vial, 10 count (NDC 24987-0354-10)
7.5 gram, bulk vial, 6 count (NDC 24987-0400-00)
750 mg, ADD-Vantage vial, 25 count (NDC 24987-0436-00)
750 mg, vial, 10 count (NDC 24987-0352-10)
 
Cefuroxime powder for solution for injection, Sagent
1.5 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0119-20)
7.5 gram, bulk vial, 10 count (NDC 25021-0120-59)
750 mg, vial, 25 count (NDC 25021-0118-10)
 
Cefuroxime powder for solution for injection, West-Ward
1.5 gram, vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9977-22)
7.5 gram, bulk vial, 10 count (NDC 00143-9976-03)
750 mg, vial, 25 count (NDC 00143-9979-22)
Reason for the Shortage
    • Teligent has Zinacef on shortage due to increased demand.
    • West-Ward did not provide a reason for the cefuroxime injection shortage.
Available Products
  • Zinacef injection, Teligent
    1.5 gram/50 mL, frozen premixed bag, 24 count (NDC 24987-0425-00)

 
Zinacef powder for solution for injection, Teligent
1.5 gram, ADD-Vantage vial, 10 count (NDC 24987-0437-00)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Sagent has cefuroxime 750 mg and 1.5 gram vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of January 2018. The 7.5 gram vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Teligent has Zinacef 750 mg vials, 750 mg ADD-Vantage vials, 1.5 gram vials, and 7.5 gram vials on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • West-Ward has cefuroxime 750 mg vials and 7.5 gram vials on allocation. The 1.5 gram vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of January 2018.

Updated

January 6, 2018; November 10, September 30, August 13, July 3, June 9, April 7, March 14, January 31, 2017; December 22 and 1, November 2, May 17 and 2, 2016; November 5, September 23, August 12, July 2 and 1, May 22 and 8, April 7 and 6, February 26, January 14, 2015; December 8, October 13, August 26, 13 and 4, July 9, June 25, April 11, March 14, January 15, 2014; December 10, August 27 and 1, July 16, June 6, April 12, March 22 and 8, February 6, January 29 and 25, 2013, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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