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American Regent Introduces Sodium Phosphates Injection, USP
FDA-Approved and "AP" Rated
American Regent Sodium Phosphates Injection

SHIRLEY, NY — American Regent announces the launch and availability of Sodium Phosphates Injection, USP, which is FDA-approved and therapeutically equivalent to Sodium Phosphates.1 Sodium Phosphates Injection, USP 3 mM P/mL is indicated as a source of phosphorus, for addition to large volume intravenous fluids, to prevent or correct hypophosphatemia in patients with restricted or no oral intake. It is also useful as an additive for preparing specific parenteral fluid formulas when the needs of the patient cannot be met by standard electrolyte or nutrient solutions.

The concomitant amount of sodium (Na+ 4 mEq/mL) must be calculated into total electrolyte dose of such prepared solutions.

Sodium phosphate is contraindicated in diseases where high phosphorus or low calcium levels may be encountered, and in patients with hypernatremia.

"An important part of our company's mission is to assist in mitigating shortages and ensuring supply of critical medications whenever possible. To that end, we are pleased to add Sodium Phosphates Injection, USP to our robust line of products that are formulated, filled, and finished at our US-based manufacturing facilities," stated Joann Gioia, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at American Regent, Inc.

This product is available for immediate shipment.

See the following Important Safety Information, in addition to the product's Full Prescribing Information.