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11/15/2019

Ropivacaine Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 10 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0285-10
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 20 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0285-20
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 200 mL premixed bag, 1 count, NDC 63323-0285-63
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 200 mL infusion bottle, 1 count, NDC 63323-0286-63
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0286-31
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0200-10
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0201-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 2 mg/mL, 100 mL infusion bottle, 25 count, NDC 55150-0196-99

Reason for the Shortage

    • Akorn had ropivacaine on shortage due to increased demand.
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi has Naropin on shortage due to increased demand and manufacturing delays.
    • Pfizer had ropivacaine on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Sagent has ropivacaine premixed bags available.
    • Somerset Therapeutics has ropivacaine 5 mg/mL 30 mL vials available.

Available Products

    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0288-10
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0288-11
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0288-20
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0288-21
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0285-13
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 100 mL infusion bottle, 1 count, NDC 63323-0285-65
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 1 count, NDC 63323-0285-61
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0285-23
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 200 mL infusion bottle, 1 count, NDC 63323-0285-64
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL infusion bottle, 1 count, NDC 63323-0286-00
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 20 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0286-20
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0286-23
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0286-35
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 7.5 mg/mL, 20 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0287-20
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 7.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0287-21
    • Ropivacaine injection, Akorn, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 17478-0081-30
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0195-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0197-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0198-30
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 7.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0199-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9303-10
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9303-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9300-10
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9300-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9301-30
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 7.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9302-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, Sagent, 2 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 25021-0671-82
    • Ropivacaine injection, Sagent, 2 mg/mL, 200 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 25021-0671-87
    • Ropivacaine injection, Sagent, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 25021-0652-82
    • Ropivacaine injection, Sagent, 5 mg/mL, 200 mL premixed bag, 10 count, NDC 25021-0652-87
    • Ropivacaine injection, Somerset Therapeutics LLC, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 70069-0064-01

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • AuroMedics has ropivcaine 10 mg/mL 10 mL and 20 mL vials and 2 mg/mL 100 mL bottles on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Fresenius Kabi has Naropin 5 mg/mL 30 mL Steripak ampules on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date. The 2 mg/mL 10 mL and 20 mL Steripak ampules are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-February 2020 for the 10 mL ampules and early-December 2019 for the 20 mL ampules. The 2 mg/mL 200 mL bottles are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-January 2020. The 5 mg/mL 200 mL bottles are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early- to mid-December 2019.

Updated

Updated November 15, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 27, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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