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Mannitol Injection

[04 March 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Mannitol injection, American Regent
250 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-4050-25)
 
Osmitrol injection, Baxter
100 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag (NDC 00338-0353-03) - discontinued
150 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag (NDC 00338-0355-03) - discontinued

Mannitol injection, BBraun
200 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag (NDC 00264-7578-20)
200 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag (NDC 00264-7578-10)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira had mannitol injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Fresenius Kabi had mannitol injection on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
  • American Regent has mannitol injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Baxter could not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

Mannitol injection, Fresenius Kabi
250 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0024-25)
 
Osmitrol injection, Baxter
50 mg/mL, 1000 mL premixed bag (NDC 00338-0351-04)
200 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag (NDC 00338-0357-02)
200 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag (NDC 00338-0357-03)
 
Mannitol injection, Hospira
200 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag (NDC 00409-7715-02)
200 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag (NDC 00409-7715-03)
250 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4031-01)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • American Regent has mannitol 250 mg/mL 50 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
  • BBraun has mannitol 200 mg/mL 250 mL and 500 mL premixes available on allocation.

Related Shortages

Updated

March 4, January 21 and 30, 2015; November 19, October 29, September 5 and 24, September 5, August 13 and 28, July 22, May 28, March 27, January 21, 2014; December 5 and 18, October 9 and 24, September 12, August 6, July 18, June 7, May 9, April 3, March 5 and 28, February 6, and January 16, 2013; December 17 and 31, November 20 and 28, October 10, August 17, July 5, May 7 and 18, April 12 and 26, March 21, February 8 and 24, January 25, 2012; December 14 and 28, November 15 and 16, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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