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Dextrose (50%) Injection

[27 September 2016]

Products Affected - Description

50% Dextrose intravenous injection, Hospira
50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-6648-02)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Amphastar had 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, Amphastar
50 mL Luer-Jet syringe, 10 count (NDC 76329-3301-01)
 
50% Dextrose intravenous injection, Hospira
50 mL LifeShield syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-4902-34)
50 mL Ansyr II Luer Lock syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-7517-16)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Hospira has 50% dextrose 50 mL vials available in limited supply with regular releases.

Related Shortages

Updated

September 27, July 26, June 30 and 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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