FDA Drug Shortages

Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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Mepivacaine Hydrochloride Injection
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 07/14/2021
»Therapeutic Categories: Anesthesia

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Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 10/25/2021)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
(Polocaine) 1% (500 mg per 50 mL), (10 mg per mL), MDV, (NDC 63323-0283-57) Available Check wholesaler inventory
(Polocaine) 2% (1,000 mg per 50 mL), (20 mg per mL), MDV, (NDC 63323-0296-57) Backordered. Next release November 2021. Check wholesaler inventory
(Polocaine MPF) 1% (300 mg per 30 mL), (10 mg per mL), SDV, (NDC 63323-0260-37) Available Check wholesaler inventory
(Polocaine MPF) 1.5% (450 mg per 30 mL), (15 mg per mL), SDV, (NDC 63323-0293-37) Backordered. Next release November 2021. Manufacturing delay
(Polocaine MPF) 2% (400 mg per 20 mL), (20 mg per mL), SDV, (NDC 63323-0294-27) Backordered. Next release November 2021. Manufacturing delay

Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 10/21/2021)

Company Contact Information:
844-646-4398

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
300 mg/30 mL (10 mg/mL) Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-1036-30) Next Delivery and estimated recovery: May 2022 Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
400 mg/20 mL (20 mg/mL) Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-1067-20) Next Delivery and estimated recovery: April 2022 Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
450 mg/30 mL (15 mg/mL) Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-1041-30) Next Delivery and estimated recovery: June 2022 Shortage per manufacturer: Manufacturing Delay Other
500 mg/50 mL (10 mg/mL) Multiple Dose Glass Fliptop Vial (NDC 0409-1038-50) Available Other

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