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Metronidazole Hydrochloride Injection

Last Updated: August 1, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, BBraun, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-5535-32
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7811-24
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 80 count, NDC 00409-7811-37
Reason for the Shortage
    • Pfizer has metronidazole injection on shortage due to manufacturing delay.
    • BBraun did not provide a reason for the metronidazole injection shortage.
Available Products
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Baxter, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-1055-48
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Baxter (formerly Claris), 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 36000-0001-24

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • BBraun has metronidazole 100 mL bags on allocation to current customers.
    • Pfizer has metronidazole 100 mL bags in 24 count and 80 count on back order and the company estimates a release date of August 2018.

Updated

Updated August 1, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created May 8, 2017 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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