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Potassium Acetate Injection

Last Updated: May 15, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • 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.
Available Products
    • 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, 50 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00409-3924-51

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has potassium acetate 2 mEq/mL 20 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of June 2018.

Updated

Updated May 15, 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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