Drug Shortage Report for (20MMOL/L) POTASSIUM CHLORIDE IN 5% DEXTROSE AND 0.45% SODIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION USP

Last updated on 2019-02-13
Report ID 75200
Drug Identification Number 00437999
Brand name (20MMOL/L) POTASSIUM CHLORIDE IN 5% DEXTROSE AND 0.45% SODIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION USP
Common or Proper name Potassium Chloride in 5% Dextrose Injection
Company Name BAXTER CORPORATION
Active Ingredient(s) DEXTROSE POTASSIUM CHLORIDE SODIUM CHLORIDE
Strength(s) 5G 150MG 450MG
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration INTRAVENOUS
Packaging size 1000 mL
ATC code B05BB
ATC description I.V. SOLUTIONS
Reason for shortage Demand increase for the drug.
Anticipated start date 2019-02-08
Actual start date 2019-02-08
Estimated end date 2019-02-12
Actual end date 2019-02-12
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2019-02-13
Company comments JB1134 - 20 mmol Potassium Chloride in 5% Dextrose Injection USP or JB1424 - 20 mmol Potassium Chloride in 3.3% Dextrose and 0.3% Sodium Chloride Injection USP are available as possible alternatives. For questions or concerns contact Baxter customer care (1.888.719.9955) or your local representative.
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 7125 MISSISSAUGA ROAD
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO
CANADA L5N 0C2
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