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Heparin Sodium Premixed Bags

Last Updated: January 10, 2023
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Temporary Import solution for injection, Baxter, 1,000 units/500 mL in 0.9% sodium chloride, premixed bag, 20 count, NDC 00338-9556-20
    • 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, 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 00338-0424-18
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Baxter, 2,000 unit/1000 mL in 0.9% sodium chloride, premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-0433-04
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 1,000 unit/500 mL in 0.9% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0519-77
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 25,000 unit/250 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0523-74
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 25,500 unit/500 mL in 0.45% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0518-77
    • 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, 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/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 0.45% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7651-03
Reason for the Shortage
    • Baxter had heparin premixes on back order due to increased demand.
    • BBraun has heparin premixes on back order due to increased demand.
    • Fresenius Kabi has heparin premixes on back order due to increased demand.
    • Pfizer has heparin on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
Available Products
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2,000 unit/1000 mL in 0.9% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 63323-0519-10
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 25,000 unit/500 mL in 5% Dextrose, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0522-77
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 25,500 unit/250 mL in 0.45% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 63323-0517-74
    • Heparin Sodium solution for injection, Pfizer, 12,500 unit/250 mL in 0.45% Sodium Chloride, premixed bag, 24 count, NDC 00409-7651-62

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • BBraun has heparin 200 unit/100 mL in 0.9% sodium chloride premixed bags, 10,000 units/100 mL in 5% dextrose premixed bags, and 5,000 unit/100 mL in 5% dextrose premixed bags on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Baxter has heparin 1,000 unit/500 mL in 0.9% sodium chloride premixed bags and 2,000 unit/1,000 mL in 0.9% sodium chloride premixed bags available in limited supply.
    • Fresenius Kabi has 25,000 units/500 mL in 0.45% sodium chloride premixed bags on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 25,000 unit/250 mL in 0.45% sodium chloride premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-January 2023.
    • Pfizer has heparin 25,000 units/250 mL in 5% dextrose premixed bags on back order and the company estimates a release date of February 2023. The 25,000 units/250 mL in 0.45% sodium chloride premixed bags are available in limited supply. The 25,000 units/500 mL in 0.45% sodium chloride premixed bags are available in limited supply. The 200 unit/100 mL in 0.9% sodium chloride premixed bags are available in limited supply. The 2,000 unit/1,000 mL in 0.9% sodium chloride premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of January 2023.

Updated

Updated January 10, 2023 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 7, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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