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3/20/2020

Heparin Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Hikma, 1,000 unit/mL, 30 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-2450-55
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Hikma, 10,000 unit/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-0410-12
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Hikma, 5,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-2460-55
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 1,000 unit/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-2720-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 10,000 unit/mL, 0.5 mL preservative-free Carpuject syringe, 50 count, NDC 00409-1316-32
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Sagent, 20,000 unit/mL, 1mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0404-01

Reason for the Shortage

    • Fresenius Kabi has heparin injection available.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Mylan has heparin injection available.
    • Pfizer has heparin on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Sagent has heparin on shortage due to manufacturing issues and increased demand.

Available Products

    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, BBraun, 10,000 unit/mL, 0.5 mL prefilled syringe, 10 count, NDC 00264-5705-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1,000 unit/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0540-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0540-11
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1,000 unit/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0276-02
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1,000 unit/mL, 30 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0540-31
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10,000 unit/mL, 0.5 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0543-02
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10,000 unit/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0542-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10,000 unit/mL, 4 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0459-09
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10,000 unit/mL, 5 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0542-07
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 20,000 unit/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0915-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5,000 unit/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0262-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5,000 unit/mL, 1 mL prefilled syringe, 24 count, NDC 76045-0108-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0047-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Hikma, 1,000 unit/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-0391-12
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Hikma, 5,000 unit/mL, 1 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00641-0400-12
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Hikma, 5,000 unit/mL, 1 mL syringe, 10 count, NDC 00641-6199-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 1,000 unit/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 71288-0402-02
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 1,000 unit/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 71288-0402-11
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 1,000 unit/mL, 10 mL vial, NDC 71288-0402-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 1,000 unit/mL, 30 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 71288-0402-31
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 1,000 unit/mL, 30 mL vial, NDC 71288-0402-30
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 1,000 units/mL, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 71288-0400-03
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 10,000 unit/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 71288-0404-02
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 10,000 unit/mL, 1 mL vial, NDC 71288-0404-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 10,000 unit/mL, 4 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 71288-0404-05
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 10,000 unit/mL, 4 mL vial, NDC 71288-0404-04
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 5,000 unit/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 71288-0403-02
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 5,000 unit/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 71288-0403-11
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, 5,000 unit/mL, 10 mL vial, NDC 71288-0403-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Mylan, 1,000 unit/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0372-99
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Mylan, 1,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0385-99
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Mylan, 1,000 unit/mL, 30 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0384-99
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Mylan, 10,000 unit/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0602-99
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Mylan, 10,000 unit/mL, 4 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0603-99
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Mylan, 20,000 unit/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0373-99
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Mylan, 5,000 unit/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0374-99
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Mylan, 5,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 67457-0383-99
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 1,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00069-0058-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 1,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-2720-02
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 1,000 unit/mL, 30 mL multiple dose vial, 10 count, NDC 00069-0137-03
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 1,000 unit/mL, 30 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-2720-03
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 10,000 unit/mL, 1mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-2721-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 5,000 unit/mL, 1 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00069-0059-03
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 5,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-2723-02
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 5,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00069-0059-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 5,000 unit/mL, 1mL Carpuject syringe, 50 count, NDC 00409-1402-12
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 5,000 unit/mL, 1mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-2723-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Sagent, 1,000 unit/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0400-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Sagent, 1,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0400-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Sagent, 1,000 unit/mL, 2 mL single dose vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0401-02
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Sagent, 1,000 unit/mL, 30 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0400-30
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Sagent, 10,000 unit/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0403-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Sagent, 10,000 unit/mL, 4 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0403-04
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Sagent, 5,000 unit/mL, 1 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0402-01
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Sagent, 5,000 unit/mL, 10 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count, NDC 25021-0402-10

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Hikma has short-dated 1,000 unit/mL 30 mL vials available with an expiration date of January 2021. There are short-dated 5,000 unit/mL 1 mL syringes available with an expiration date of February 2021. There are 5,000 unit/mL 10 mL vials available with an expiration date of January 2021.
    • Pfizer has short-dated 10,000 unit/mL 0.5 mL Carpuject syringes available with an expiration date of July 2020. The 1,000 unit/mL 1 mL glass vials are available in limited supply.
    • Sagent has heparin 20,000 unit/mL 1 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of March 2020.

Updated

Updated March 20, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created October 13, 2017 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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