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Potassium Chloride Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 11/02/2021
»Therapeutic Categories: Endocrinology/Metabolism; Gastroenterology; Pediatric; Total Parenteral Nutrition

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B. Braun Medical Inc. (Revised 02/03/2024)

Company Contact Information:
800-227-2862

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Injection, 14.9 g/100 mL (NDC 0264-1944-20) Available

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Baxter Healthcare (Revised 01/22/2024)

Company Contact Information:
888-229-0001

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Potassium Chloride, Injection, 7.46 g/1000 mL (NDC 0338-0709-48) Available
Potassium Chloride, Injection, 14.9 g/1000 mL (NDC 0338-0705-41) Available
Potassium Chloride, Injection, 14.9 g/1000 mL (NDC 0338-0705-48) Available
Potassium Chloride, Injection, 29.8 g/1000 mL (NDC 0338-0703-41) Available
Potassium Chloride, Injection, 29.8 g/1000 mL (NDC 0338-0703-48) Available

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 02/01/2024)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Potassium Chloride In Plastic Container, Injection, 2 meq/1 mL (NDC 63323-967-30) Available Check wholesalers for inventory
Potassium Chloride In Plastic Container, Injection, 2 meq/1 mL (NDC 63323-965-05) Available Check wholesalers for inventory
Potassium Chloride In Plastic Container, Injection, 2 meq/1 mL (NDC 63323-965-10) Available Check wholesalers for inventory
Potassium Chloride In Plastic Container, Injection, 2 meq/1 mL (NDC 63323-965-20) Available Check wholesalers for inventory

Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer Company (Revised 02/09/2024)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Potassium Chloride, Injection, 149 mg/1 mL (NDC 0409-6635-01) Available
Injection, 149 mg/1 mL (NDC 0409-6651-06) Available
Injection, 149 mg/1 mL (NDC 0409-6653-05) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: April 2024; Estimated Recovery: September 2024 Check Wholesaler for Availability Shortage per Manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Demand increase for the drug

ICU Medical, Inc. (Reverified 02/01/2024)

Company Contact Information:
1-866-829-9025 or ProductAvailability@icumed.com

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Potassium Chloride 20mEq In Plastic Container, Injection, 400 meq/1000 mL (NDC 0990-7077-14) Available ICU Medical acquired these products from Hospira, a Pfizer company. For questions or inquiries regarding these Hospira labeled products, please contact ICU Medical. Legacy Hospira NDC 0409-7077-14
Potassium Chloride 10mEq In Plastic Container, Injection, 10 meq/100 mL (NDC 0990-7074-26) Available ICU Medical acquired these products from Hospira, a Pfizer company. For questions or inquiries regarding these Hospira labeled products, please contact ICU Medical. Legacy Hospira NDC 0409-7074-26
Potassium Chloride 10mEq In Plastic Container, Injection, 200 meq/1000 mL (NDC 0990-7075-14) Available ICU Medical acquired these products from Hospira, a Pfizer company. For questions or inquiries regarding these Hospira labeled products, please contact ICU Medical. Legacy Hospira NDC 0409-7075-14
Potassium Chloride 20mEq In Plastic Container, Injection, 200 meq/1000 mL (NDC 0990-7075-26) Available ICU Medical acquired these products from Hospira, a Pfizer company. For questions or inquiries regarding these Hospira labeled products, please contact ICU Medical. Legacy Hospira NDC 0409-7075-26
Potassium Chloride 40mEq In Plastic Container, Injection, 400 meq/1000 mL (NDC 0990-7077-26) Available ICU Medical acquired these products from Hospira, a Pfizer company. For questions or inquiries regarding these Hospira labeled products, please contact ICU Medical. Legacy Hospira NDC 0409-7077-26

Nexus Pharmaceuticals, LLC (Revised 12/21/2023)

Company Contact Information:
888-806-4606

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Injection, 20 mEq (NDC 14789-107-08) Available
Injection, 40 mEq (NDC 14789-107-16) Unavailable Demand increase for the drug
Injection, 20 mEq (NDC 14789-108-16) Available
Injection, 10 mEq (NDC 14789-108-08) Available
Injection, 10 mEq (NDC 14789-109-16) Available
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