Posted in Flagyl on May 16, 2015

Products Affected – Description

Metronidazole injecting, Hospira
500 mg/100 mL, 24 enumerate (NDC 00409-7811-24)

Reason as antidote to the Shortage

Hospira had metronidazole enema on back order due to manufacturing delays.

BBraun was allocating metronidazole enema due to increased demand for the produce.

Available Products

Metronidazole injection, Baxter
500 mg/100 mL, 24 deem (NDC 00338-1055-48)

Metronidazole clyster, BBraun
500 mg/100 mL, 24 swell the number (NDC 00264-5535-32)

Metronidazole Injection, Claris
500 mg/100 mL, 24 tell (NDC 36000-0001-24)

Metronidazole lavement, Hospira

500 mg/100 mL, 80 regard (quad pack) (NDC 00409-7811-37)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Hospira has metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL premix in 24 think available in limited supply.

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Hospira’s metronidazole quad put together bags (NDC 00409-7811-37) are packaged in some overwrap. Use these metronidazole quad compress bags within 7 days after the overwrap is sequestered and continue to protect the bags from gossamery.

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