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Lidocaine with Epinephrine Injection

[14 October 2014]

Products Affected - Description

0.5% Lidocaine with epinephrine
0.5% Lidocaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Hospira
5 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 00409-3177-01)


1% Lidocaine with epinephrine
1% Xylocaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000) injection), Fresenius Kabi
10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 63323-0482-17)
10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 63323-0482-27)
10 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 63323-0482-57)
 
1% Xylocaine - MPF (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Fresenius Kabi
10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 63323-0487-17)
10 mg/mL, 30 mL vial (NDC 63323-0487-37)
10 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, sterile pack (NDC 63323-0487-31)
 
1.5% Lidocaine with epinephrine
1.5% Lidocaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Hospira
15 mg/mL, 30 mL vial (NDC 00409-3181-01)
15 mg/mL, 5 mL glass ampule, 10 count (NDC 00409-1209-01)
 
1.5% Xylocaine - MPF (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Fresenius Kabi
15 mg/mL, 30 mL vial (NDC 63323-0488-37)

2% Lidocaine with epinephrine
2% Xylocaine - MPF (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Fresenius Kabi
20 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 63323-0489-27)
20 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, sterile pack (NDC 63323-0489-21)
 
2% Lidocaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Hospira
20 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 00409-3183-01)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira has lidocaine with epinephrine presentations on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
  • Fresenius Kabi (formerly APP) has Xylocaine with epinephrine presentations on shortage due to increased demand for the product.

Available Products

0.5% Lidocaine with epinephrine
0.5% Xylocaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Fresenius Kabi
5 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 63323-0481-57)
 
1% Lidocaine with epinephrine
1% Lidocaine (with epinephrine 1:100,000) injection, Hospira
10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 00409-3178-01)
10 mg/mL, 30 mL vial (NDC 00409-3178-02)
10 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 00409-3178-03)

1.5% Lidocaine with epinephrine
1.5% Xylocaine - MPF (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Fresenius Kabi
15 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 63323-0488-17)

2% Lidocaine with epinephrine
2% Xylocaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Fresenius Kabi
20 mg/mL, 20 mL vial (NDC 63323-0483-27)
20 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 63323-0483-57)

2% Xylocaine - MPF (with epinephrine 1:200,000 injection), Fresenius Kabi
20 mg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 63323-0489-17)
 
2% Lidocaine (with epinephrine 1:100,000 injection), Hospira

20 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, (NDC 00409-3182-01)
20 mg/mL, 30 mL vial (NDC 00409-3182-02)
20 mg/mL, 50 mL vial (NDC 00409-3182-03)

Estimated Resupply Dates

0.5% Lidocaine with epinephrine

  • Hospira has lidocaine 0.5% with epinephrine 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in late-October 2014.

1% Lidocaine with epinephrine

  • Fresenius Kabi has 1% Xylocaine with epinephrine (1:200,000) 20 mL and 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-to-late October 2014. The 1% Xylocaine with epinephrine (1:200,000) 10 mL vials are available but with short-expiration dating (<1 month).
  • Fresenius Kabi has 1% Xylocaine - MPF with epinephrine (1:200,000) 10 mL vials available but with short-expiration dating (<2 months). Fresenius Kabi has 1% Xylocaine - MPF with epinephrine (1:200,000) 30 mL vials and 30 mL vials in sterile pack on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-October 2014.

1.5% Lidocaine with epinephrine

  • Fresenius has 1.5% Xylocaine - MPF with epinephrine (1:200,000) 30 mL vials on back order until mid-November 2014.
  • Hospira has 1.5% lidocaine with epinephrine (1:200,000) 30 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-October 2014. Hospira has 1.5% lidocaine with epinephrine (1:200,000) 5 mL ampules on back order until mid-October 2014.

2% Lidocaine with epinephrine

  • Fresenius Kabi has 2% Xylocaine- MPF with epinephrine (1:200,000) 20 mL vials in sterile pack on available but with short-expiration dating (<9 months). Fresenius Kabi has 2% Xylocaine- MPF with epinephrine (1:200,000) 20 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-to-late October 2014.
  • Hospira has 2% lidocaine with epinephrine (1:200,000) 20 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in mid-October 2014.

Related Shortages

Updated

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