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Dextran Low Molecular Weight (Dextran 40), 10% Injection

[16 October 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Dextran 40, Hospira
10% in 500 mL 5% Dextrose, 12 count (NDC 00409-7418-03)
10% in 500 mL 0.9% Sodium Chloride, 12 count (NDC 00409-7419-03)

Reason for the Shortage

Hospira states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delay.

Available Products

No presentations are available.

Estimated Resupply Dates

Hospira has Dextran 40 in 5% dextrose and Dextran 40 in 0.9% sodium chloride on back order and the company estimates a release date of 4th quarter 2014 for Dextran 40 in 5% dextrose and cannot estimate a release date for Dextran 40 in 0.9% sodium chloride.

Related Shortages

Updated

October 16, 2014; August 25, 2014; August 13, 2014; July 1, 2014; May 27, 2014, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2014, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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