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Calcium Chloride Injection

Last Updated: October 8, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, Pfizer, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL Ansyr syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-1631-10
    • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, Pfizer, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL LifeShield syringe, 10 count, NDC 00409-4928-34
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent has calcium chloride injection available.
    • Amphastar has calcium chloride injection available.
    • Pfizer has calcium chloride on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Mylan Institutional has withdrawn calcium chloride syringes from the market. The company recalled the syringes in April 2015 due to incompatibility of the syringes and some needless adaptors.
Available Products
    • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, American Regent, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00517-6710-10
    • Calcium chloride intravenous injection, Amphastar, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL Luer-Jet syringe, 10 count, NDC 76329-3304-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has calcium chloride 100 mg/mL 10 mL Ansyr syringes and 100 mg/mL 10 mL LifeShield syringes on back order and the company estimates a release date of November 2018 for the Ansyr syringes and October 2018 for the LifeShield syringes.

Updated

Updated October 8, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created July 6, 2010 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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