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Bupivacaine with epinephrine Injection

[15 April 2015]

Products Affected - Description

Sensorcaine-MPF (with epinephrine 1:200,000) injection, Fresenius Kabi
0.5%, 10 mL vial, preservative-free, 25 count (NDC 63323-0462-17)

Reason for the Shortage

  • Fresenius Kabi has Sensorcaine with epinephrine on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
  • Hospira had bupivacaine with epinephrine on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

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


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


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


Marcaine (with epinephrine 1:200,000) injection, Hospira
0.25%, 10 mL vial, preservative-free, 10 count (NDC 00409-1746-10)
0.25%, 30 mL vial, preservative-free, 10 count (NDC 00409-1746-30)
0.25%, 50 mL vial, multi-dose, single-count (NDC 00409-1752-50)
0.5%, 10 mL vial, preservative-free, 10 count (NDC 00409-1749-10)
0.5%, 30 mL vial, preservative-free, 10 count (NDC 00409-1749-29)
0.5%, 50 mL vial, multi-dose, single count (NDC 00409-1755-50)

Estimated Resupply Dates

Fresenius Kabi has Sensorcaine 0.5% with epinephrine 10 mL preservative-free vials available with an expiration date of <8 months.

Related Shortages

Updated

April 15, March 13, February 3 and 26, 2015; December 2, November 14, October 2 and 14, September 8 and 10, August 6 and 29, July 16, June 2, 11, and 26, May 1 and 12, April 16, March 6, 14, and 27, February 7 and 27, January 3, 14, and 21, 2014; December 7 and 21, November 16, October 12, 27, and 31, September 21, August 24, July 13 and 28, June 1, 23, and 30, May 23, April 7 and 28, March 10, 15, and 24, February 4, January 10, 21, and 25, 2011; December 6 and 20, October 19, 2010, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2015, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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