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Potassium Acetate Injection

Last Updated: October 31, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Potassium acetate injection, Pfizer, 2 mEq/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-8183-01
    • Potassium acetate injection, Pfizer, 2 mEq/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-3924-51
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent has not had product available for several years. It is unclear if they will market potassium acetate again in the future.
    • Pfizer has potassium acetate on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
Available Products
    • Potassium acetate injection, Exela Pharma Sciences, 2 mEq/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 51754-2001-04

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has potassium acetate 2 mEq/mL 20 mL vials available in limited supply. The 50 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of December 2018.

Updated

Updated October 31, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 6, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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