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Potassium Acetate Injection

Last Updated: April 17, 2020
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Potassium acetate injection, Exela Pharma Sciences, 2 mEq/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 51754-2001-04
    • Potassium acetate injection, Pfizer, 2 mEq/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-8183-01
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.
    • Exela has potassium acetate on allocation to prevent hoarding.
Available Products
    • Potassium acetate injection, Pfizer, 2 mEq/mL, 50 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-3924-51

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Exela has potassium acetate 2 mEq/mL 20 mL vials on allocation.
    • Pfizer has potassium acetate 2 mEq/mL 20 mL vials available in limited supply.

Updated

Updated April 17, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 6, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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