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Calcium Gluconate Injection

Last Updated: August 15, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Calcium gluconate intravenous injection, American Regent, 100 mg/mL, 100 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-3900-25
    • Calcium gluconate intravenous injection, American Regent, 100 mg/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-3950-25
    • Calcium gluconate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 100 mg/mL, 10 mL plastic vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0311-19
    • Calcium gluconate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 100 mg/mL, 100 mL plastic vial, 40 count, NDC 63323-0311-66
    • Calcium gluconate intravenous injection, Fresenius Kabi, 100 mg/mL, 50 mL plastic vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0311-59
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent has calcium gluconate on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Fresenius Kabi has calcium gluconate available with alternating short-dating due to manufacturing process of the vials.
Available Products
    • There is insufficient supply for usual ordering

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • American Regent has calcium gluconate 100 mg/mL 50 mL and 100 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Fresenius Kabi has calcium gluconate 100 mg/mL 10 mL, 50 mL, and 100 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-September 2018 for the 10 mL and 100 mL vials and mid-August 2018 for the 50 mL vials. Check wholesalers for inventory.

Updated

Updated August 15, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created November 19, 2012 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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