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9/18/2021

Sterile Mineral Oil

Products Affected - Description

    • Muri-Lube, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0254-10
    • Muri-Lube, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0254-02

Reason for the Shortage

    • Fresenius Kabi did not provide a reason for the shortage.

Available Products

    • There are no presentations available

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Fresenius Kabi has Muri-Lube 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates release dates of early-October 2021. The 2 mL vials are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Implications for Patient Care

    • Sterile mineral oil is indicated for use as a lubricant for surgical instruments. Muri-Lube is not intended for parenteral or oral use.

Updated

Updated September 18, 2021 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created October 28, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2021, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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