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Dextran Low Molecular Weight (Dextran 40), 10% Injection Shortage

Last Updated: May 17, 2016
Status: Resolved

Reason for the Shortage
    • Hospira states the reason for the shortage was manufacturing delay and increased demand.
Available Products
    • Dextran 40, Pfizer, 10% in 500 mL 0.9% Sodium Chloride, 12 count, NDC 00409-7419-03
    • Dextran 40, Pfizer, 10% in 500 mL 5% Dextrose, 12 count, NDC 00409-7418-03

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Hospira has both Dextran 40 presentations available.


Updated May 17, 2016 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created May 27, 2014 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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