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Cardioplegic Solution for Cardiac Perfusion Shortage

Last Updated: July 26, 2016
Status: Resolved

Reason for the Shortage
    • Baxter states they were experiencing an increased demand.
    • Hospira states the reason for the shortage was manufacturing delay.
Available Products
    • Plegisol, Pfizer, 1000 mL flexible container, 12 count, NDC 00409-7969-05
    • Cardioplegic solution, Baxter, 1000 mL flexible container, 14 count, NDC 00338-0341-04

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter and Hospira have product available.


Updated July 26, 2016 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 6, 2015 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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