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3/4/2020

Rocuronium Injection

Products Affected - Description

    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Athenex, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 70860-0651-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Athenex, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 70860-0651-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, AuroMedics, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0225-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9558-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Sagent, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0662-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Sagent, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0662-05

Reason for the Shortage

    • Athenex has rocuronium available.
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi has rocuronium available.
    • Mylan Institutional refused to provide availability information.
    • Pfizer did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sagent did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sandoz has rocuronium available.
    • X-Gen has rocuronium available.

Available Products

    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, AuroMedics, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0226-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0426-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0426-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9558-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Sandoz, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3220-92
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Sandoz, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3220-95
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, X-Gen, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 39822-4200-06
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, X-Gen, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 39822-4200-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Athenex has short-dated rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials available.
    • AuroMedics has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Pfizer has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials available in limited supply.
    • Sagent has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date in March 2020. The 10 mL vials are on allocation.

Updated

Updated March 4, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 9, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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