FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Chloroprocaine Hydrochloride Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 05/17/2021
»Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesia

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B. Braun Medical Inc. (New 05/17/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-227-2862

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Clorotekal® (Chloroprocaine HCl Injection, USP) 5mL ampules 50 mg/5 mL (10 mg/mL) Catalog D7055 (NDC 0264-7055-05) Product available Other

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 07/22/2021)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Nescacaine 1% (300 mg per 30 mL) (10 mg per mL); MDV; (NDC 63323-475-37) Available Check wholessaler for inventory
Nescacaine 2% (600 mg per 30 mL) (20 mg per mL); MDV; (NDC 63323-476-37) Available Check wholesaler for inventory
Nesacaine 2% (400 mg per 20 mL) (20 mg per mL); SDV; (NDC 63323-477-27) Available Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay
Nesacaine 3% (600 mg per 20 mL) (30 mg per mL); SDV; (NDC 63323-478-27) Backordered. Next release September 2021. Check wholesaler for inventory Manufacturing Delay

Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (formerly West-Ward) (New 05/17/2021)

Company Contact Information:
800-631-2174

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
2% (20 mg/mL), 20 mL vial (NDC 0143-9209-10) Inventory is currently available. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug
3% (30 mg/mL), 20 mL vial (NDC 0143-9210-10) This presentation is temporarily on backorder. Additional lots will be available in the June 2021 timeframe. Product will be made available as it is released. Demand increase for the drug

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