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Potassium Acetate Injection, USP
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 06/10/2019
»Therapeutic Categories: Endocrinology/Metabolism; Gastroenterology; Pediatric; Total Parenteral Nutrition

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Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC (New 06/10/2019)

Company Contact Information:
828-758-5474

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Potassium Acetate Inj. 40mEq (2mEq/ml) 20mL (NDC 51754-2001-4) On allocation due to increased demand. Estimate remaining on allocation of 20mL size through August Additional production underway. Releasing allocation to wholesalers based on prior 2 quarter demand. Direct shipment to hospitals at 200 vials max per week are available from Exela. Customer Service # 828-758-5474, then press #2 Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 09/10/2019)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
100 mEq/50 mL (2 mEq/mL), Pharmacy Bulk Package Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-3294-51) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: October 2019; Estimated Recovery: November 2019 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter - Supply Update of Earlier Delivery Dates

Other
40 mEq/mL (2 mEq/mL), Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-8183-01) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: October 2019; Estimated Recovery: February 2020 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter - Supply Update of Earlier Delivery Dates

Other
100 mEq/50 mL (2 mEq/mL), Pharmacy Bulk Package Glass Fliptop Vial NovaPlus (NDC 00409-3294-25) Next Delivery: September 2019; Estimated Recovery: December 2019 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter - Supply Update of Earlier Delivery Dates

Other
40 mEq/mL (2 mEq/mL), Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial NovaPlus (NDC 00409-8183-25) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: October 2019; Estimated Recovery: December 2019 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Dear Customer Letter - Supply Update of Earlier Delivery Dates

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