Archived PN Shortage News

Baxter Provides Update on Supply of INFUVITE—April 14, 2021

Baxter Provides Update on Supply of INFUVITE, Amino Acids and Clinimix—April 12, 2021

ASPEN Leaders Meet with FDA Drug Shortages Staff—March 1, 2021
ASPEN leaders and staff recently met with FDA Drug Shortages Staff and the Division of Hepatology and Nutrition to apprise the FDA on how this critical multivitamin shortage is affecting the care of patients receiving parenteral nutrition across the healthcare continuum. The group also discussed measures to mitigate and resolve this shortage. ASPEN continues to work with the FDA, manufacturers of IV multivitamins, other professional healthcare organizations and clinicians to stay up to date on the status of shortages, collaborate to resolve these shortages, and provide resources for managing the shortages.  

Baxter Provides Update on Parenteral Multiple Vitamin Supply – February 3, 2021 

Baxter Provides Update on Parenteral Multiple Vitamin Supply – January 26, 2021  

Update on Parenteral Multiple Vitamin Supply –January 19, 2021 

Update on Parenteral Multiple Vitamin Supply – December 16, 2020 

Update on Parenteral Amino Acids Supply – December 2020

Drug Shortage Legislation,  H.R.6080 Preventing Drug Shortages , Introduced in House of Representatives – March 4, 2020

Drug Shortage Bill,  H.R.4866 National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act of 2019, Introduced in House of Representatives – October 30, 2019

Drug Shortage Legislation,  S.2723 Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS Act) Introduced in Senate – October 30, 2019

FDA Publishes New Report Regarding Root Causes and Potential Solutions to Drug Shortages – October 30, 2019

Nutrition Product Shortage Update  – July 18, 2018

Nutrition Product Shortage Update  – June 7, 2018

Parenteral Nutrition Component Shortage Update  – February 15, 2018

Weekly PN Shortages Update  – January 18, 2018

FDA Approves Temporary Importation of Glycophos  – January 10, 2018

Amino Acids Shortage Update  – December 22, 2017

FDA Works to Resolve Amino Acids Shortage  – December 15, 2017

FDA Grants Temporary Importation of Pediatric Amino Acids  – December 1, 2017

Amino Acids Shortage Update  – November 17, 2017

FDA Approves Temporary Importation of Amino Acids  – November 10, 2017

Update on Parenteral Nutrition Component Shortages  – October 26, 2017

Potassium Acetate Injection Availability  – August 7, 2017

Parenteral Nutrition Lipid Injectable Emulsion Product Shortage Considerations  – January 12, 2017

Parenteral Nutrition Trace Elements Product Shortage Considerations  – July 26, 2016

Hospira Informs ASPEN that Aminosyn on Allocation  – July 5, 2016

Parenteral Nutrition Amino Acids Product Shortage Consideration  – May 4, 2016

Parenteral Nutrition Multivitamin Product Shortage Considerations  – March 21, 2016

Parenteral Nutrition Electrolyte and Mineral Product Shortage Considerations  – October 22, 2015

ASPEN Releases New Parenteral Nutrition L-Cysteine Product Shortage Considerations  – May 28, 2015

FDA Launches Drug Shortages Mobile App
 – March 4, 2015

Hospira Returns M.V.I. Products to the Market  – February 6, 2015

Drug Shortages Update  – January 28, 2015

FDA Extends Temporary Importation of Fresenius Kabi Trace Elements  – January 28, 2015

Parenteral Nutrition Component Shortages Update  – October 15, 2014

B.Braun Receives FDA Approval for Nutrilipid 20%  – August 15, 2014

Hospira Reintroduces Aquasol A  – August 12, 2014

Baxter Announces Availability of INFUVITE Multivitamins  – June 24, 2014

Fresenius Kabi Provides Information on Peditrace in Newborns  – June 10, 2014

ASPEN Releases Trace Element Shortage Report  – June 10, 2014

FDA Announces Temporary Importation of Normal Saline  – March 31, 2014

ASHP Publishes Strategies to Manage IV Fluids Shortage  – March 25, 2014

Baxter Informs A.S.P.E.N. that Intralipid Removed from Allocation  – March 13, 2014

FDA Extends Temporary Importation of Peditrace and Addamel N  – February 13, 2014

GAO Releases Drug Shortage Report  – February 12, 2014

CLINIMIX and CLINIMIX E Injection/Baxter: Recall – January 7, 2014