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2/21/2020

Dobutamine Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 1 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00409-2346-32
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 12.5 mg/mL, 20 mL latex-free vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2025-20
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 12.5 mg/mL, 40 mL latex-free vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2025-54
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 4 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00409-3724-32

Reason for the Shortage

    • Baxter has dobutamine available.
    • Pfizer has dobutamine on shortage due to manufacturing delays.

Available Products

    • Dobutamine injection, Baxter, 1 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-1073-02
    • Dobutamine injection, Baxter, 2 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-1075-02
    • Dobutamine injection, Baxter, 4 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-1077-02
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 12.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 00409-2344-01
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 12.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2344-02
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 2 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00409-2347-32

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Pfizer has dobutamine 12.5 mg/mL 20 mL and 40 mL latex-free vials on back order with an estimated release date of February 2023 for the 20 mL vials and March 2020 for the 40 mL vials.
    • Pfizer has dobutamine 4 mg/mL in 250 mL bags on back order and the company estimates a release date of April 2020. The 1 mg/mL 250 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of May 2020.

Updated

Updated February 21, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 1, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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