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Mannitol Injection

[05 September 2014]

Products Affected - Description

Mannitol injection, American Regent
250 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-4050-25)
 
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)

Mannitol injection, Hospira
250 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-4031-01)

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)
100 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag (NDC 00338-0353-03)
150 mg/mL, 500 mL premixed bag (NDC 00338-0355-03)
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)

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.
  • Hospira has mannitol 250 mg/mL 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-September 2014.

Related Shortages

Updated

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

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