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Lidocaine Hydrochloride (Xylocaine) and Dextrose Injection Solution-Premix Bags
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 10/25/2017
»Therapeutic Categories: Cardiovascular

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B. Braun Medical Inc. (Reverified 07/24/2018)

Company Contact Information:
800-227-2862

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
0.8% Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 5% Dextrose in 250mL Excel Plastic container P5982 (NDC 00264-9598-20) Product on allocation to contracted customers

Dear Customer Letter

Manufacturing interruptions and demand increase
0.4% Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 5% Dextrose in 250mL Excel Plastic container P5942 (NDC 00264-9594-20) Product on allocation to contracted customers

Dear Customer Letter

Manufacturing interruptions and demand increase
0.4% Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 5% Dextrose in 500mL Excel Plastic container P5941 (NDC 00264-9594-10) Product on allocation to contracted customers

Dear Customer Letter

Manufacturing interruptions and demand increase

Baxter Healthcare (Reverified 08/29/2018)

Company Contact Information:
888-229-0001

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
Lidocaine Hydrochloride 0.4% and 5% Dextrose Injection USP (4mg/mL) in VIAFLEX container (1 gram/250 mL bag). Product code JB0972P (NDC 0338-9590-30) Available Baxter Healthcare Corporation in conjunction with FDA has initiated temporary importation of Lidocaine HCl 0.4% and 5% Dextrose Injection USP in VIAFLEX Plus plastic container into the U.S. market to address drug shortages.

Dear Health Care Letter, Canada

Other
Lidocaine Hydrochloride 0.4% and 5% Dextrose Injection USP (4mg/mL) in VIAFLEX container (2 gram/500 mL bag) Product code JB0973 (NDC 0338-9586-24) Available Baxter Healthcare Corporation in conjunction with FDA has initiated temporary importation of Lidocaine HCl 0.4% and 5% Dextrose Injection USP in VIAFLEX Plus plastic container into the U.S. market to address drug shortages.

Dear Health Care Letter, Canada

Other
Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 5% Dextrose Injection USP, 2 gram/500 mL (4mg/mL) in VIAFLEX Plus container. Product code 2B0973 (NDC 0338-0409-03) Available Other
Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 5% Dextrose Injection USP, 2 gram/250 mL (8mg/mL) in VIAFLEX Plus container. Product code 2B0962 (NDC 0338-0411-02) Available Other

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