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Heparin Sodium Premixed Bags

Last Updated: June 23, 2016
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 12,500 unit/250 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7794-62
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 20,000 unit/250 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7760-03
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 25,000 unit/250 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7793-62
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 25,000 unit/500 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7761-03
Reason for the Shortage
    • Baxter and BBraun have product available.
    • Hospira states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delays.
Available Products
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, BBraun, 1,000 unit/500 mL in 0.9% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-9872-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, BBraun, 20,000 unit/500 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-9567-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, BBraun, 25,000 unit/250 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-9587-20
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, BBraun, 25,000 unit/500 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-9577-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Baxter, 1,000 unit/500 mL in 0.9% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 18 count, NDC 00338-0431-03
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Baxter, 2,000 unit/1000 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-0433-04
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 1,000 unit/500 mL in 0.9% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 18 count, NDC 00409-7620-03
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 12,500 unit/250 mL in 0.45% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7651-62
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 2,000 unit/1000 mL in 0.9% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00409-7620-59
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 25,000 unit/250 mL in 0.45% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7650-62
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 25,000 unit/500 mL in 0.45% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7651-03

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Hospira has heparin sodium 12,500 unit/250 mL in 5% dextrose and 25,000 unit/250 mL in 5% dextrose premixed bags on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • All other marketed presentations are available.

Updated

Updated June 23, 2016 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 7, 2008 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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