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Dextrose 5% Injection Large Volume Bags

Last Updated: April 25, 2017
Status: Current

Dextrose 5% Injection Large Volume Bags

Products Affected - Description
  • 5% Dextrose injection, Baxter
    250 mL PVC/DEHP-free bag, 40 count (NDC 00338-6346-02)
    500 mL PVC/DEHP-free bag, 1 count (NDC 00338-6346-03)

    5% Dextrose injection, Pfizer
    250 mL PVC/DEHP-free bag, 24 count (NDC 00409-7922-25)
    250 mL (2 port) bag, 24 count (NDC 00409-7922-53)

Reason for the Shortage
    • Pfizer states the shortage is due to increased demand and manufacturing delays.
    • Baxter did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • 5% dextrose 1,000-mL bags are not affected at this time.
Available Products
  • 5% Dextrose injection, BBraun
    250 mL PVC/DEHP-free bag, 1 count (NDC 00264-7510-20)

500 mL PVC/DEHP-free bag, 1 count (NDC 00264-7510-10)
 
5% Dextrose injection, Baxter
250 mL bag, 36 count (NDC 00338-0017-02)
500 mL bag, 24 count (NDC 00338-0017-03)
 
5% Dextrose injection, Pfizer
250 mL bag, 24 count (NDC 00409-7922-02)
250 mL ADD-Vantage flexible container, 24 count (NDC 00409-7100-02)
500 mL (2 port) bag, 18 count (NDC 00409-7922-55)
500 mL bag, 24 count (NDC 00409-7922-03)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter has 5% dextrose 250 mL and 500 mL PVC/DEHP-free bags on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Pfizer has 5% dextrose 250 mL PVC/DEHP-free bags and 250 mL (2 port) bags on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-April 2017.

Updated

April 25 and 4, March 21, 2017, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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