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December 30, 2015
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Shortage Report

Cefepime Injection
Apotex Corp. (Reverified 12/23/2015)
NDC Package Description: Cefepime for Injection, USP 1 gm (10 Vials) (NDC 60505-6030-4)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: On backorder
Related Information: We are on backorder due to increase in demand from customers that have been exceeding forecasts.
Date Updated: Reverified 12/23/201






NDC Package Description: Cefepime for Injection, USP 2 gm (10 Vials)(NDC 60505-6031-4)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: On backorder
Related Information: We are on backorder due to increase in demand from customers that have been exceeding forecasts.
Date Updated: Reverified 12/23/201






B. Braun Medical Inc. (New 07/22/2015)
NDC Package Description: Cefepime 1 g (NDC 0264-3193-11)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: On allocation to contract customers only due to increase in product demand. No interruption in supply.
Related Information:
Date Updated: New 07/22/2015






NDC Package Description: Cefepime 2 g (NDC 0264-3195-11)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Available. No interruption in supply.
Related Information:
Date Updated: New 07/22/2015






Baxter Healthcare (Reverified 12/08/2015)
NDC Package Description: Cefepime Injection, 1 gram/50mL, GALAXY Container (NDC 0338-1301-41)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Available for existing customers.
Related Information:
Date Updated: Reverified 12/08/201






NDC Package Description: Cefepime Injection, 2 gram/100mL, GALAXY Container (NDC 0338-1301-48)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Available for existing customers.
Related Information:
Date Updated: Reverified 12/08/201






Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 12/16/2015)
NDC Package Description: 1 g single dose vial, sterile powder (NDC 63323-326-20)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Backordered. Next release anticipated January 2016.
Related Information: Check wholesalers for inventory
Date Updated: Reverified 12/16/201






NDC Package Description: 2 g single dose vial, sterile powder (NDC 63323-340-20)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Backordered. Next release anticipated January 2016.
Related Information: Check wholesalers for inventory
Date Updated: Reverified 12/16/201






Hospira, Inc. (Revised 12/22/2015)
NDC Package Description: 2g Single Dose ADD-Vantage™ Glass Vial (NDC 0409-0218-01)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Next delivery: Late December 2015; Estimated Recovery: Late 4Q 2015
Related Information:
Date Updated: Revised 12/22/2015






NDC Package Description: 1g Single Dose ADD-Vantage™ Glass Vial (NDC 0409-0217-01)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Next delivery: Late December 2015; Estimated Recovery: Late 4Q 2015
Related Information:
Date Updated: Revised 12/22/2015






NDC Package Description: 1g Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-0219-01)
Shortage Reason: Other
Availability: Available
Related Information: Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available
Date Updated: Revised 12/22/2015






NDC Package Description: 2g Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-0220-01)
Shortage Reason: Other
Availability: Next delivery: Late December 2015; Estimated Recovery: Late 4Q 2015
Related Information: Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay
Date Updated: Revised 12/22/2015






Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Reverified 12/21/2015)
NDC Package Description: 1 g vial (NDC 25021-121-20)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Product is on allocation
Related Information:
Date Updated: Reverified 12/21/201






NDC Package Description: 2 g vial (NDC 25021-122-50)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Product is on allocation
Related Information:
Date Updated: Reverified 12/21/201






WG Critical Care (Revised 10/22/2015)
NDC Package Description: 1 g vial (NDC 44567-0240-10)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: Available
Related Information: Please check wholesalers and distributors for inventory.
Date Updated: Revised 10/22/2015






NDC Package Description: 2 g vial (NDC 44567-0241-10)
Shortage Reason: Demand increase for the drug
Availability: On backorder
Related Information: Product continues to be manufactured, and released to wholesalers and distributors. Please check wholesalers and distributors for inventory.
Date Updated: Revised 10/22/2015






Prepared by The Pharma Report
Added August 4, 2015; Updated October 15, 2015; November 2, 2015; November 30, 2015; December 30, 2015

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