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Sterile Water for Injection Large Volume Bags

Last Updated: October 9, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Sterile Water for Injection, BBraun, 250 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-7850-20
    • Sterile Water for Injection, BBraun, 500 mL bag, 24 count, NDC 00264-7850-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Baxter had sterile water for injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • BBraun did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • ICU Medical had sterile water for injection on shortage due to increased demand.
Available Products
    • Sterile Water for Injection, BBraun, 1000 mL bag, 12 count, NDC 00264-7850-00
    • Sterile Water for Injection, BBraun, 2000 mL bag, 4 count, NDC 00264-7385-50
    • Sterile Water for Injection, BBraun, 3000 mL bag, 4 count, NDC 00264-7385-60
    • Sterile Water for Injection, Baxter, 1000 mL bag, 14 count, NDC 00338-0013-04
    • Sterile Water for Injection, Baxter, 2000 mL bag, 6 count, NDC 00338-0013-06
    • Sterile Water for Injection, Baxter, 3000 mL bag, 4 count, NDC 00338-0013-08
    • Sterile Water for Injection, Baxter, 5000 mL bag, 2 count, NDC 00338-0013-29
    • Sterile Water for Injection, ICU Medical, 1000 mL bag, 12 count, NDC 00409-7990-09
    • Sterile Water for Injection, ICU Medical, 2000 mL bag, 6 count, NDC 00409-7118-07

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • BBraun has sterile water for injection 250 mL and 500 mL bags on allocation to current customers.

Implications for Patient Care

    • ASHP has an FAQ on the sterile water for injection shortage at https://www.ashp.org/drug-shortages/shortage-resources/sterile-water-for-injection-faq.

Updated

Updated October 9, 2018 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created December 20, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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