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5% Dextrose Injection

Last Updated: June 15, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 5% Dextrose injection, Baxter, 1000 mL bag, 1 count, NDC 00338-0017-04
    • 5% Dextrose injection, Baxter, 250 mL bag, 36 count, NDC 00338-0017-02
    • 5% Dextrose injection, Baxter, 500 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00338-0017-03
    • 5% Dextrose injection, ICU Medical, 250 mL (2 port) bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7922-53
    • 5% Dextrose injection, ICU Medical, 500 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7922-03
    • 5% Dextrose injection, Pfizer, 250 mL ADD-Vantage flexible container, 24 count, NDC 00409-7100-02
Reason for the Shortage
    • Baxter did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • ICU Medical states the shortage is due to increased demand.
    • Pfizer states that the shortage is due to increased demand.
    • ICU Medical is now the IV fluid business of Pfizer after the acquisition of Hospira. Pfizer continues to market the ADD-vantage product.
Available Products
    • 5% Dextrose injection, ICU Medical, 1000 mL bag, 1 count, NDC 00409-7922-09
    • 5% Dextrose injection, ICU Medical, 250 mL (2 port) bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7922-02
    • 5% Dextrose injection, ICU Medical, 500 mL (2 port) bag, 18 count, NDC 00409-7922-55

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter has 5% dextrose 250 mL, 500 mL, and 1,000 mL bags on allocation.
    • ICU Medical has 5% dextrose 500 mL (NDC 00409-7922-03) bags on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-June 2018. The 250 mL 2 port bags (NDC 00409-7922-02) are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-June 2018.
    • Pfizer has 5% dextrose 250 mL ADD-Vantage bags on back order with an estimated release date of July 2018.

Updated

Updated June 15, 2018 by Anthony Trovato, Pharmacy Resident. Created March 21, 2017 by Elyse MacDonald, PharmD, MS, BCPS. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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