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Metronidazole Hydrochloride Injection

Last Updated: May 21, 2020
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 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
    • Baxter has metronidazole injection available.
    • BBraun has metronidazole injection available.
    • Pfizer did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sagent launched metronidazole injection in October 2019.
Available Products
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, BBraun, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-5535-32
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Baxter, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-1055-48
    • Metronidazole hydrochloride solution for injection, Sagent, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 25021-0131-82

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has metronidazole on intermittent back order and the company estimates the next release in May 2020.

Updated

Updated May 21, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created May 8, 2017 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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