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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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B. Braun Medical Inc. (Revised 03/25/2022)

Company Contact Information:
800-227-2862

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1,000 USP units in 500 mL. Product code P8721 (NDC 0264-9872-10) Available. On 100% allocation. Demand increase for the drug

Baxter Healthcare (Revised 11/23/2022)

Company Contact Information:
888-229-0001

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Heparin Sodium and 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 1,000 units / 500 mL (2 units / mL) in VIAFLEX Plastic Container. Product code AHB0953U (NDC 0338-0424-18) Limited Supply Recovery December 2022 Manufacturing Delay
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) Available Manufacturing Delay
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) Unavailable Other

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Reverified 11/14/2022)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1,000 Units/500 mL; (2 units/mL); Single dose, freeflex bag; (NDC 63323-519-77) Backordered. Next release November 2022. Check wholesaler for inventory Other
2,000 Units/1000 mL; (2 units/mL); Single dose, freeflex bag; (NDC 63323-519-10) Available Check wholesaler for inventory Other

Hospira, Inc. (Revised 11/28/2022)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1,000 Units/500 mL (2 Units/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 00409-7620-03) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: November 2022; Estimated Recovery: December 2022

Dear Customer Letter: Availability Update for Multiple Flexible Containers

Demand increase for the drug
2,000 Units/1000 mL (2 Units/mL); Flexible Container (NDC 00409-7620-59) Limited Supply Available. Next Delivery: November 2022; Estimated Recovery: March 2023

Dear Customer Letter: Availability Update for Multiple Flexible Containers

Demand increase for the drug
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