FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Potassium Chloride Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 05/15/2012
»Therapeutic Categories: Gastroenterology; Endocrinology/Metabolism; Pediatric; Total Parenteral Nutrition

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B. Braun Medical Inc. (Revised 01/07/2016)

Company Contact Information:
800-227-2862

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
KCl 2 mEq/mL, 250 mL bulk package (NDC 00264-1940-20) Allocating product to current customers Product available

Baxter Healthcare (Reverified 05/25/2016)

Company Contact Information:
Customer Service: 1-800-ANA-DRUG (1-800-262-3784)

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
10 mEq/100 mL in sterile water (NDC 00338-0709-48) Available Demand increase for the drug
20 mEq/100 mL in sterile water (NDC 00338-0705-48) Available Demand increase for the drug
40 mEq/100 mL in sterile water (NDC 00338-0703-48) Available Demand increase for the drug
20 mEq/50 mL in sterile water (NDC 00338-0703-41) Available Demand increase for the drug
10 mEq/50 mL in sterile water (NDC 00338-0705-41) Available Demand increase for the drug
20 mEq/1000 mL in lactated ringers and dextrose 5% (NDC 00338-0811-04) Available Demand increase for the drug
20 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dextrose and 0.9% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0803-04) Available Demand increase for the drug
20 mEq/1000 mL in 0.9% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0691-04) Available
40 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dextrose and 0.45% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0675-04) Available
20 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dextrose (NDC 00338-0683-04) Available
40 mEq/1000 mL in 0.9% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0695-04) Available
20 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dextrose and 0.45% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0671-04) Available
20 mEq/L in 5% dextrose and 0.45% sodium chloride, 500 mL (NDC 00338-0671-03) Available
20 mEq/1000 mL in 0.45% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0704-34) Available
40 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dextrose and 0.9% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0807-04) Available
20 mEq/L in 5% dextrose and 0.2% sodium chloride, 500 mL (NDC 00338-0663-03) Available
20 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dextrose and 0.2% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0663-04) Available
10 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dextrose and 0.45% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0669-04) Available
30 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dextrose and 0.45% sodium chloride (NDC 00338-0673-04) Available

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 06/15/2016)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mEq/mL, 5 mL vials, (NDC 63323-0965-05) Available Check wholesaler for inventory. Demand increase for the drug
2 mEq/mL, 10 mL vials, (NDC 63323-0965-10) Available Check wholesaler for inventory. Demand increase for the drug
2 mEq/mL, 15 mL vials, (NDC 63323-0965-15) Unavailable Demand increase for the drug
2 mEq/mL, 20 mL vials, (NDC 63323-0965-20) Available Check wholesaler for inventory. Demand increase for the drug
2 mEq/mL, 30 mL vials, (NDC 63323-0967-30) Backordered. Next release anticipated July 2016. Check wholesaler for inventory. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 06/14/2016)

Company Contact Information:
877-946-7747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 mEq/mL; 250 mL bottle (NDC 0409-1513-02) Next delivery & Estimated recovery: No ETA at this time Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay. Other
2 mEq/mL; 15 mL vial (NDC 0409-6636-01) Next delivery and estimated recovery TBD Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing delay. Other
2 mEq/mL; 20 mL vial (NDC 0409-6651-06) Available Available Other
2 mEq/mL; 20 mL vial (NDC 0409-6653-05) Available Available Other
10 mEq/100 mL (NDC 0409-7074-26) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
10 mEq/50 mL (NDC 0409-7075-14) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
20 mEq/100 mL, (NDC 0409-7075-26) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
20 mEq/50 mL (NDC 0409-7077-14) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
40 mEq/100 mL (NDC 0409-7077-26) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available Other
40 mEq/1000 mL (NDC 0409-7116-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
20 mEq/1000 mL in 0.9% NaCl (NDC 0409-7115-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
20 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dextrose (NDC 0409-7905-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for availalble inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
20 mEq/1000 mL in 5% Dex/Lact Ringers (NDC 0409-7111-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for availalble inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Available. Other
10 mEq/500 mL in 5% dex & 0.225% NaCl (NDC 0409-7901-03) Next delivery & Estimated recovery: No ETA at this time Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay. Other
10 mEq/ 500 mL in 5% dex 0.45% NaCl (NDC 0409-7902-03) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
20 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dex& 0.225% NaCl (NDC 0409-7901-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
20 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dex& 0.45% NaCl (NDC 0409-7902-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
30 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dex& 0.45% NaCl (NDC 0409-7903-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
40 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dex& 0.45% NaCl (NDC 0409-7904-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
10 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dex & 0.45% NaCl (NDC 0409-7993-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
20 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dex & 0.9% NaCl (NDC 0409-7107-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other
40 mEq/1000 mL in 5% dex & 0.9% NaCl (NDC 0409-7109-09) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Available. Other

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