Sodium Bicarbonate Injection Shortage
Posted on April 12 2017
As of April 1st, 2017 Sodium Bicarbonate for Injection is on a Nationwide backorder in the United States. Hospira Pfizer Injectables products affected by this backorder include; 7.5%, 50 mL LifeShield syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-4916-34), 8.4%, 10 mL syringe, 10 count (NDC 00409-4900-34), 8.4%, 50 mL LifeShield syringe (10 count, NDC 00409-6637-34), and Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% Injection, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-6625-02). Hospira Pfizer Injectables is indicated that these products will be available in Late November 2017 due to manufacturing delays.
Mountainside Medical Equipment currently does have In-stock (as of April 12, 2017) some of the International Medication Systems (Amphstar) brand Sodium Bicabonate 8.4% Injection Prefilled Syringes available.
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