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5% Dextrose Injection

Last Updated: September 12, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 5% Dextrose injection, ICU Medical, 250 mL (2 port) bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7922-53
    • 5% Dextrose injection, Pfizer, 250 mL ADD-Vantage flexible container, 24 count, NDC 00409-7100-02
Reason for the Shortage
    • Baxter has 5% dextrose injection available.
    • 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, 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, 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
    • 5% Dextrose injection, ICU Medical, 500 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7922-03

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has 5% dextrose 250 mL ADD-Vantage bags available in limited supply.
    • ICU Medical has 5% dextrose 250 mL 2 port bags on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated September 12, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. 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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