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Dextrose 5% Injection Bags
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 10/10/2017
»Therapeutic Categories: Gastroenterology; Other; Pediatric

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Baxter Healthcare (Reverified 11/13/2018)

Company Contact Information:
888-229-0001

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Glucose 5% w/v Intravenous Infusion BP, 100 mL, VIAFLO container Product code FE0087 (NDC 0338-9551-50) Unavailable Baxter Healthcare Corporation in conjunction with FDA has initiated temporary importation of Glucose 5% w/v Intravenous Infusion BP in VIAFLO (non-PVC) container into the U.S. market to address drug shortages.

Dear Health Care Letter, Ireland

5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 50 mL, in VIAFLEX Plastic Container: Single Pack (NDC 0338-0017-41) Quad Pack (NDC 0338-0017-11) Multi Pack (NDC: 0338-0017-31) Available
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 100 mL, in VIAFLEX Plastic Container: Single Pack (NDC 0338-0017-48) Quad Pack (NDC 0338-0017-18 Multi Pack (NDC: 0338-0017-38) Available
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, in MINI-BAG Plus container, 50 mL, Product code 2B0040 (NDC 0338-0551-11) Available
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, in MINI-BAG Plus container, 100 mL, Product code 2B0041 (NDC 0338-0551-18) Available
5% Dextrose Injection, 100 mL, in VIAFLEX Container. Product code FZB0087 (NDC 0338-9523-72) Available Baxter Healthcare Corporation in conjunction with FDA has initiated temporary importation of Dextrose 5% Injection in VIAFLEX Container into the U.S. market to address drug shortages.

Dear Health Care Letter, Brazil

5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 250 mL VIAFLEX Plastic Container. Product code 2B0062Q (NDC 0338-0017-02) Available
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 500 mL VIAFLEX Plastic Container. Product code 2B0063Q (NDC 0338-0017-03) Available
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000 mL VIAFLEX Plastic Container. Product code 2B0064X (NDC 0338-0017-04) Available
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 250 mL AVIVA Container. Product code 6E0062 (NDC:0338-6346-02) On allocation (The solution contact materials do not contain PVC, DEHP, or other plasticizers. ) Other
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 500 mL AVIVA Container. Product code 6E0063 (NDC 0338-6346-03) On allocation (The solution contact materials do not contain PVC, DEHP, or other plasticizers. ) Other

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 11/28/2018)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 100mL (NDC 63323-624-61) Available Increase in demand
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 250mL (NDC 63323-624-74) Available Increase in demand
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 500mL (NDC 63323-624-75) Available Increase in demand
5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000mL (NDC 63323-624-10) Available Increase in demand

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 12/06/2018)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
50 mL (5%); ADD-Vantage Flexible Container (NDC 00409-7100-66) Available Other
100 mL (5%); ADD-Vantage Flexible Container (NDC 00409-7100-67) Available Other

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