Assess Alternatives When Sterile Water Runs Dry

Pharmacists will be creative to overcome shortages of sterile water bags and vials.

Consider these strategies when navigating alternatives during this latest round of IV fluid shortages.

Assess other diluent options. Reserve sterile water for meds without diluent alternatives, such as olanzapine or some chemo meds.

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