[11 June 2013]
Products Affected - Description
Dextrose Injection 50%, Amphastar (IMS)
50 mL Luer-Jet syringes (NDC 00548-3301-01)
Dextrose Injection 50%, Hospira
50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-6648-02)
50 mL Lifeshield syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-4902-34)
50 mL Ansyr II Luer-lock syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-7517-16)
Reason for the Shortage
- Hospira states the shortage is due to increased demand.
- Amphastar has a shortage of dextrose 50% syringes due to increased demand for the product.
There are no presentations readily available.
Estimated Resupply Dates
- Hospira has dextrose injection 50% Ansyr II Luer-lock syringes, 50 mL Lifeshield syringes, and 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-June 2013 for the Lifeshield syringes and early-July 2013 for the 50 mL vials and Ansyr II syringes.
- Amphastar (IMS) has dextrose injection 50% 50 mL Luer-Jet syringes on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product regularly.
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