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Arginine 10% Injection

Last Updated: November 16, 2011
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

No presentations on shortage.

Reason for the Shortage

  • Pfizer had R-Gene 10 on back order due to manufacturing delays.
  • There are no other manufacturers of arginine 10% injection.

Available Products

R-Gene 10 injection, Pfizer
0.1 gram/mL, 300 mL fill in 500 mL container (NDC 00009-0436-24)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Pfizer has R-Gene 10 available.

Implications for Patient Care

Reserve R-Gene 10 for management of acute hyperammonemia in patients with disorders of the urea cycle.

Related Shortages


November 16, 2011; November 11, 2011; November 2, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2011, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.