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Potassium Acetate Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Potassium acetate injection, Pfizer, 2 mEq/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-8183-01
    • Potassium acetate injection, Pfizer, 2 mEq/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-3924-51

Reason for the Shortage

    • Pfizer has sodium acetate injection on shortage due to production delays from a component of a third-party supplier.

Available Products

    • Potassium acetate injection, Exela Pharma Sciences, 2 mEq/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 51754-2001-04

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has potassium acetate 2 mEq/mL 20 mL vials available in limited supply. The 50 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of November 2021.


Created September 1, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.



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