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Heparin Sodium and Sodium Chloride 0.9% Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 11/14/2017
»Therapeutic Categories: Hematology

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Baxter Healthcare (New 11/14/2017)

Company Contact Information:
888-229-0001

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Heparin Sodium BP 2,000 IU/L in 0.9% w/v Sodium Chloride IV Infusion in VIAFLEX container (1,000 units / 500 mL) Product code FKB0953G (NDC 0338-9556-20) Limited quantities will be available in the next few weeks. Baxter will provide further updates as more product becomes available. Baxter Healthcare Corporation in conjunction with FDA has initiated temporary importation of Heparin IV Infusion into the U.S. market to address drug shortages.

Dear Health Care Letter, United Kingdom

Other
Heparin Sodium BP 2,000 IU/L in 0.9% w/v Sodium Chloride IV Infusion in VIAFLEX container (2,000 units / 1,000 mL) Product code FKB0944G (NDC 0338-9552-10) Limited quantities will be available in the next few weeks. Baxter will provide further updates as more product becomes available. Baxter Healthcare Corporation in conjunction with FDA has initiated temporary importation of Heparin IV Infusion into the U.S. market to address drug shortages.

Dear Health Care Letter, United Kingdom

Other
Heparin Sodium and 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection in VIAFLEX Plus Plastic Container: 2,000 USP units in 1000 mL. Product code 2B0944 (NDC 0338-0433-04) On allocation Other
Heparin Sodium and 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection in VIAFLEX Plus Plastic Container: 1,000 USP units in 500 mL. Product code 2B0953 (NDC 0338-0431-03) On allocation Other

Hospira, Inc. (New 11/14/2017)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2 Units/mL; 1,000 Units/500 mL Flexible Container (2 port) (NDC 0409-7620-03) Next delivery: Mid-November 2017. Estimated recovery: March 2018 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
2 Units/mL; 2,000 Units/1,000 mL Flexible Container (2 port) (NDC 0409-7620-59) Next delivery: Mid-November 2017. Estimated recovery: March 2018 Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other

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