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Updated On November 5, 2019 - 11:18am

CSP News & Updates- Heparin Shortage

Heparin Shortage

Reason for the ShortagE

  • Fresenius Kabi has put heparin on a protective allocation due to a potential shortage of raw ingredient. The letter describing this in detail is available at the following link:
  • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
  • Mylan refuses to provide updated availability information.
  • Pfizer has heparin on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Sagent has heparin on shortage due to manufacturing issues and increased demand.

FDA - Information on shortage