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Metronidazole Hydrochloride Injection

Last Updated: April 17, 2018
Status: Current

Metronidazole Hydrochloride Injection

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 back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Pfizer has metronidazole 100 mL bags in 24 count and 80 count on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-April 2018 for the 24 count presentations and early-May 2018 for the 80 count presentations.

Updated

Updated April 17, 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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