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Potassium Acetate Injection
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 (Revised 05/16/2022)

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) Product shipped to and available in wholesalers. Additional shipment end of May 2022. Increased supply available in mid-June. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 09/12/2022)

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 0409-3294-51) Next Delivery: October 2022; Estimated Recovery: December 2022 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Pfizer Customer Letter Dates May 10, 2022

Other
40 mEq/20 mL (2 mEq/mL), Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 00409-8183-01) Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: November 2022 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay

Pfizer Customer Letter Dates May 10, 2022

Other
100 mEq/50 mL (2 mEq/mL), Pharmacy Bulk Package Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-3294-25), Novaplus Next Delivery and Estimated Recovery: October 2022 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
40 mEq/20 mL (2 mEq/mL), Single Dose Plastic Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-8183-25), Novaplus Next Delivery: November 2022; Estimated Recovery: March 2023 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
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