NDC Package 42023-221-85 Ertapenem

Ertapenem Sodium Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution Intramuscular; Intravenous - View Billable Units, 11-Digit Format, RxNorm

Package Information

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NDC Package Code:
42023-221-85
Package Description:
10 VIAL, SINGLE-DOSE in 1 PACKAGE / 1 INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SOLUTION in 1 VIAL, SINGLE-DOSE (42023-221-89)
Product Code:
Proprietary Name:
Ertapenem
Non-Proprietary Name:
Ertapenem Sodium
Substance Name:
Ertapenem Sodium
Usage Information:
Ertapenem is used to prevent and treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a carbapenem-type antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
11-Digit NDC Billing Format:
42023022185
Billing Unit:
EA - Billing unit of "each" is used when the product is dispensed in discreet units.
NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk:
10 EA
NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk:
  • RxCUI: 1734683 - ertapenem sodium 1 GM Injection
  • RxCUI: 1734683 - ertapenem 1000 MG Injection
  • RxCUI: 1734683 - ertapenem (as ertapenem sodium 1.046 GM) Injection
  • RxCUI: 1734683 - ertapenem 1 GM Injection
  • Product Type:
    Human Prescription Drug
    Labeler Name:
    Par Pharmaceutical Inc.
    Dosage Form:
    Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution - A dosage form intended for the solution prepared by lyophilization ("freeze drying"), a process which involves the removal of water from products in the frozen state at extremely low pressures; this is intended for subsequent addition of liquid to create a solution that conforms in all respects to the requirements for Injections.
    Administration Route(s):
  • Intramuscular - Administration within a muscle.
  • Intravenous - Administration within or into a vein or veins.
  • Intramuscular - Administration within a muscle.
  • Intravenous - Administration within or into a vein or veins.
  • Sample Package:
    No
    FDA Application Number:
    NDA021337
    Marketing Category:
    NDA - A product marketed under an approved New Drug Application.
    Start Marketing Date:
    11-01-2018
    Listing Expiration Date:
    12-31-2024
    Exclude Flag:
    N
    Code Structure:

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    Other Product Packages

    The following packages are also available for this product:

    NDC Package CodePackage Description
    42023-221-1010 VIAL, SINGLE-DOSE in 1 PACKAGE / 1 INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SOLUTION in 1 VIAL, SINGLE-DOSE (42023-221-01)

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is NDC 42023-221-85?

    The NDC Packaged Code 42023-221-85 is assigned to a package of 10 vial, single-dose in 1 package / 1 injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution in 1 vial, single-dose (42023-221-89) of Ertapenem, a human prescription drug labeled by Par Pharmaceutical Inc.. The product's dosage form is injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution and is administered via intramuscular; intravenous form.

    Is NDC 42023-221 included in the NDC Directory?

    Yes, Ertapenem with product code 42023-221 is active and included in the NDC Directory. The product was first marketed by Par Pharmaceutical Inc. on November 01, 2018 and its listing in the NDC Directory is set to expire on December 31, 2024 if the product is not updated or renewed by the manufacturer.

    What is the NDC billing unit for package 42023-221-85?

    The contents of this package are billed per "each", products billed on a per each basis are usually products dispensed in discreet units. The calculated billable units for this package is 10.

    What is the 11-digit format for NDC 42023-221-85?

    The 11-digit format is 42023022185. The 11-digit billing format might be required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other payers in billing claim forms.

    This package code is originally configured in a 5-3-2 segment 10-digit format and by adding a zero within the original NDC package code we can obtain the converted 11-digit format in a 5-4-2 segment configuration. The table below shows the 11-digit code conversion:

    10-Digit Format10-Digit Original Code11-Digit Format11-Digit Code
    5-3-242023-221-855-4-242023-0221-85