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Bupivacaine with epinephrine Injection

[27 September 2016]

Products Affected - Description

Bupivacaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000) injection, Hospira
0.25%, 10 mL vial, 50 count (NDC 00409-9042-01)
0.25%, 30 mL vial, 100 count (NDC 00409-9042-17)
0.25%, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-9043-01)
0.5%, 10 mL vial, 50 count (NDC 00409-9045-01)
0.5%, 30 mL vial, 100 count (NDC 00409-9045-17)
0.5%, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-9046-01)

Marcaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000) injection, Hospira
0.25%, 10 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1746-10)
0.25%, 30 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1746-30)

Sensorcaine-MPF (with epinephrine 1:200,000) injection, Fresenius Kabi
0.25%, 30 mL vial, 25 count )NDC 63323-0468-37)
0.5%, 30 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0462-37)

Reason for the Shortage

Hospira has bupivacaine with epinephrine on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

Marcaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000) injection, Hospira
0.25%, 50 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 00409-1752-50)
0.5%, 10 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1749-10)
0.5%, 30 mL vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1749-29)
0.5%, 50 mL vial, 1 count (NDC 00409-1755-50)

Sensorcaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000) injection, Fresenius Kabi
0.25%, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0461-57)
0.5%, 50 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0463-57)

Sensorcaine-MPF (with epinephrine 1:200,000) injection, Fresenius Kabi
0.25%, 10 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0468-17)
0.5%, 10 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0462-17)
0.5%, 30 mL sterile pack vial, 5 count (NDC 63323-0462-31)
0.75%, 30 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0460-37)

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • Fresenius Kabi has 0.25% Sensorcaine-MPF with epinephrine 30 mL vials and 0.5% Sensorcaine-MPF with epinephrine 30 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-September 2016.
  • Hospira has 0.25% bupivacaine with epinephrine 10 mL, 30 mL, and 50 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-October 2016 for the 10 mL vials, late-September 2016 for the 30 mL vials, and November 2016 for the 50 mL vials. The 0.5% bupivacaine with epinephrine 10 mL and 50 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-October 2016 for the 10 mL vials and late-November 2016 for the 50 mL vials. The 30 mL vials are available in limited supply.
  • Hospira has 0.25% Marcaine with epinephrine 10 mL and 30 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-October 2016 for the 10 mL vials and early-October 2016 for the 30 mL vials.

Related Shortages

Updated

September 27, 13 and 2, 2016, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2016, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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