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FDA Medwatch Alert: Baxter IV Solutions: Recall - Potential Presence of Particulate Matter

Posted 5 Jan 2016 by

Includes: 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 250 mL VIAFLEX Plastic Container 70% Dextrose Injection (2000 mL) USP ISSUE: Baxter International Inc. announced a voluntarily recall of two lots of intravenous (IV) solutions to the hospital/end user level due to the potential presence of particulate matter. The particulate matter in each case was determined to be an insect and was identified as a ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Baxter 5 Percent Dextrose Injection, USP And 0.9 Percent Sodium Chloride Injection, USP Intravenous (IV) Solutions: Recall - Particulate Matter In Solution

Posted 27 Dec 2013 by

Product Name Product Code NDC Container Size Lot # Exp. 5% Dextrose Injection, USP 2B0089 0338-0017-38 100 mL P285288 Nov-13 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP 2B1308 0338-0049-31 50 mL P297283 Aug-14 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP 2B1302 0338-0049-18 100 mL P292326 Apr-14         P293993 May-14 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP 2B1309 0338-0049-38 100 mL P293514 Apr-14   [ ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Hospira Lactated Ringer's And 5% Dextrose Injection, 1000 Ml, Flexible Containers: Recall - Mold Contamination

Posted 8 Oct 2012 by

ISSUE: FDA and Hospira announced it is initiating a voluntary user-level recall of one lot of Lactated Ringer’s and 5% Dextrose Injection, USP, 1000 mL, Flexible Container, NDC 0409-7929-09. This action is due to one confirmed customer report where a leak was identified in the primary container between the cobra cap and fill-tube seal and a spore-like structured particulate, consistent with mold, ...

Giving IV Fluids on Scene Might Raise Death Risk for Trauma Victims

Posted 7 Jan 2011 by

THURSDAY, Jan. 6 – The longstanding practice of first giving severely wounded trauma patients intravenous (IV) fluids before bringing them to a trauma center may actually raise their risk of death, a new study suggests. The finding flies in the face of common medical wisdom and mandated protocols in some states that require that IV fluids be given to trauma patients immediately if their blood ...

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