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Dextrose (50%) Injection

[03 June 2016]

Products Affected - Description

50% Dextrose intravenous injection, Amphastar (IMS)
50 mL Luer-Jet syringes, 10 count (NDC 76329-3301-01)
 
50% Dextrose intravenous injection, Hospira
50 mL LifeShield syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-4902-34)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Amphastar has 50% dextrose injection on shortage due to increased demand.
  • Hospira has 50% dextrose injection on shortage due to increased demand and manufacturing delays.

Available Products

50% Dextrose intravenous injection, Hospira
50 mL Ansyr II Luer Lock syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-7517-16)
50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-6648-02)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Amphastar has 50% dextrose 50 mL Luer-Jet syringe on intermittent back order with regular releases.
  • Hospira has 50% dextrose LifeShield 50 mL syringes available in limited supply.

Related Shortages

Updated

June 3, May 24, 16 and 5, April 7, January 29 and 20, 2016; December 11, November 4, October 8, September 9, August 24, 17 and 4, July 13, June 10, May 21 and 11, April 27, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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