Thrombin Topical Solution (Bovine)

[08 October 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Thrombin JMI, Pfizer
5,000 unit, syringe spray kit, 1 count (NDC 60793-0705-05)
5,000 unit, Epistaxis kit, 1 count (NDC 60793-0205-05)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Pfizer states the reason for the shortage is manufacturing delay.
  • Recombinant thrombin topical solution products (Recothrom) are available and not affected by this shortage.

Available Products

Thrombin JMI, Pfizer
5,000 unit, vial, 1 count (NDC 60793-0215-05)
20,000 unit, pump spray kit, 1 count (NDC 60793-0217-21)
20,000 unit, syringe spray kit, 1 count (NDC 60793-0217-22)
20,000 unit, vial, 1 count (NDC 60793-0217-20)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Pfizer has Thrombin JMI 5,000 unit syringe spray kits on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-October 2016. Thrombin JMI 5,000 unit epistaxis kits are on back order and the company estimates a release date of November 2016.

Related Shortages


October 8, September 26 and 7, August 23, July 29 and 12, June 30, May 16, 10 and 4, April 18 and 7, March 11, February 29, 22 and 10, January 29 and 6, 2016; December 21 and 11, November 24, October 12, September 25 and 9, July 22, 2015, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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