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8/8/2022

Calcium Chloride Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, Medefil, Inc., 100 mg/mL, 10 mL syringe, 60 count, NDC 64253-0900-36
    • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, Pfizer, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL Ansyr syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-1631-10
    • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, Pfizer, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL LifeShield syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-4928-34

Reason for the Shortage

    • American Regent did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Amphastar has calcium chloride injection available.
    • Medefil has calcium chloride injection on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Pfizer has calcium chloride injection on shortage due to increased demand.

Available Products

    • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, American Regent, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00517-6710-10
    • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, Amphastar, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL Luer-Jet syringe, 10 count, NDC 76329-3304-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Medefil has calcium chloride 100 mg/mL 10 mL syringes on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product regularly.
    • Pfizer has calcium chloride 100 mg/mL 10 mL Ansyr syringes available in limited supply. The 100 mg/mL 10 mL LifeShield syringes are available in limited supply.

Updated

Updated August 8, 2022 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created December 28, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2022, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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