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Theophylline in 5% Dextrose Injection

Last Updated: July 31, 2013
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

All products are currently available.

Reason for the Shortage

  • B.Braun states theophylline in dextrose injection was on shortage due to increased demand.  
  • B.Braun is the sole manufacturer of theophylline in dextrose injection.
  • Baxter and Hospira discontinued their theophylline in dextrose injection presentations in 2010.

Available Products

Theophylline in 5% Dextrose Injection, B.Braun
80 mg/100 mL, 500 mL premixed bag (NDC 00264-9554-10)

Estimated Resupply Dates

B.Braun has theophylline in 5% dextrose injection available.

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