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Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 03/01/2017
»Therapeutic Categories: Endocrinology/Metabolism; Gastroenterology; Pediatric

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Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc./IMS (New 03/01/2017)

Company Contact Information:
800-423-4136

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Sodium Bicarbonate Inj. USP, 8.4%, 50mL Luer-Jet Prefilled Syringe, (NDC 0548-3352-00), (new NDC 76329-3352-1) Available Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 04/21/2017)

Company Contact Information:
877-946-7747

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
[Neut™ (Sodium Bicarbonate Additive Solution)] 4% (200mg/5mL) Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-6609-02) Next delivery: Early May. Estimated recovery: 2Q 2017 Limited Supply Available. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other
(Infant) 4.2% (0.5 mEq/mL); 5 mEq/10 mL LifeShield™ Abboject™ Glass Syringe with Male Luer Lock Adapter and 20-Gauge protected needle (NDC 0409-5534-34) Next delivery: Early June 2017; Estimated recovery: 3Q 2017 Limited Supply Available. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other
7.5% (0.9 mEq/mL); 44.6 mEq/50 mL LifeShield™ Abboject™ Glass Syringe with Male Luer Lock Adapter and 18-Gauge protected needle (NDC 0409-4916-34) Next delivery: Mid April 2017. Estimated recovery: 3Q 2017 Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other
8.4% (1 mEq/mL); 50 mEq/50 mL Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-6625-02) Next delivery: Mid May. Estimated recovery: 3Q 2017 Limited Supply Available. Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing delay Other
8.4% (1 mEq/mL); 50 mEq/50 mL LifeShield™ Abboject™ Glass Syringe (18 G x 1 1/2")(NDC 0409-6637-34) Next delivery: Late May 2017. Estimated recovery: 3Q 2017 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug
(Pediatric) 8.4% (1 mEq/mL); 10 mEq/10 mL LifeShield™ Abboject™ Glass Syringe with Male Luer Lock Adapter and 20-Gauge protected needle (NDC 0409-4900-34) Next delivery: May 2017. Estimated recovery: 3Q 2017 Please check with your wholesaler for available inventory. Demand increase for the drug

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