Cardioplegic Solution for Cardiac Perfusion

[10 May 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Cardioplegic Solution, Baxter
1000 mL bag, 14 count (NDC 00338-0341-04)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Baxter states they are experiencing an increased demand.
  • Hospira states the reason for the shortage was manufacturing delay.

Available Products

Plegisol, Hospira
1000 mL flexible container, 12 count (NDC 00409-7969-05)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Baxter has cardioplegic solution on allocation to current customers. The company estimates a release date of mid- to late-May 2016 for more product.

Related Shortages


May 10, April 28, January 27, 2016; October 30, September 11, July 20, April 16, March 6, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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