Alteplase Shortage

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Amaris Fuentes
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Alteplase Shortage

Hi everyone -

We were made aware of an upcoming shortage of alteplase and are reviewing approaches for safeguarding administration with the use of 50mg vials. The manufacturer recommendations are to place product in empty bags however that's not a typical bedside process at our institution. Has anyone been reviewing alternative or options? And/or what types of safeguards are being employed for the bedside prep by manufacturer instructions?