Intravenous Sodium Bicarbonate Drug Shortage Alert

The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Drug Shortages Committee has developed a comprehensive guide for responding to the current intravenous sodium bicarbonate shortage.
 
The Intravenous Sodium Bicarbonate Shortage Alert provides pertinent information on the shortage’s impact on intensive care unit care. It also details related management strategies, pharmacotherapeutic considerations and safety implications.
 
Visit www.sccm.org/currentissues to access all Drug Shortage Alerts, including those addressing:

  • Fosphenytoin Injection
  • Alternative Medications for Procedural Sedation
  • Electrolyte Medication Shortages
  • Web Resources
  • Intravenous Loop Diuretics
  • General Considerations