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Tigecycline Injection

Last Updated: August 4, 2017
Status: Current

Tigecycline Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Tygacil, Pfizer
    50 mg, 5 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00008-4990-02) - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage
    • Pfizer had Tygacil on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Pfizer had temporarily marketed Tygacil 50 mg/5 mL vials to help alleviate the shortage. Supply of these 5 mL vials was depleted in July 2017. The 10 mL vials continue to be readily available.
Available Products
  • Tygacil lyophilized powder for solution for injection, Pfizer
    50 mg, 5 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00008-4990-02)

50 mg, 10 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00008-4990-20)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Pfizer has Tygacil 50 mg/10 mL vials available.

Updated

August 4, February 6, 2017; November 22, October 12, September 7, June 9, May 27 and 2, February 3, January 12, 2016; December 9, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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