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Bupivacaine Injection

Last Updated: February 6, 2018
Status: Current

Bupivacaine Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Marcaine solution for injection, Pfizer
    0.25%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1559-10)
    0.25%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1559-30)
    0.25%, 50 mL multiple dose vial, 1 count (NDC 00409-1587-50)
    0.5%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1560-10)
    0.5%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1560-29)
    0.5%, 50 mL multiple dose vial, 1 count (NDC 00409-1610-50)
    0.75%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1582-10)
    0.75%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 10 count (NDC 00409-1582-29)

 
Sensorcaine solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi
0.5%, 50 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0467-57)

Sensorcaine-MPF solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi
0.5%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0466-17)
0.5%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, sterile pack, 25 count (NDC 63323-0466-31)
 
Bupivacaine solution for injection, AuroMedics
0.25%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 55150-0167-10)
0.25%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 55150-0168-30)
0.5%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 55150-0169-10)
0.5%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 55150-0170-30)
 
Bupivacaine solution for injection, Pfizer
0.25%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1159-01)
0.25%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1159-02)
0.5%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1162-01)
0.5%, 30 mL glass ampule, 25 count (NDC 00409-1161-01) - discontinued
0.5%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1162-02)
Reason for the Shortage
    • AuroMedics has not provided a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi had Sensorcaine on shortage due to increased demand for the product.
    • Pfizer has bupivacaine on shortage due to manufacturing delays. Pfizer discontinued 0.5% bupivacaine 30 mL glass ampules in December 2017.
Available Products
  • Sensorcaine solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi
    0.25%, 50 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0465-57)

 
Sensorcaine-MPF solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi
0.25%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0464-17)
0.25%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, sterile pack, 25 count (NDC 63323-0464-31)
0.25%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0464-37)
0.5%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0466-37
0.75%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0472-17)
0.75%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 63323-0472-37)
 
Bupivacaine solution for injection, AuroMedics
0.75%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 55150-0171-10)
0.75%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 55150-0172-30)
 
Bupivacaine solution for injection, Pfizer
0.25%, 50 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1160-01)
0.5%, 20 mL glass ampule, sterile pack, 5 count (NDC 00409-4273-01)
0.5%, 50 mL multiple dose vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1163-01)
0.75%, 10 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1165-01)
0.75%, 30 mL preservative-free vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-1165-02)

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • AuroMedics has 0.25% bupivacaine 10 mL and 30 mL preservative-free vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available. The 0.5% bupivacaine 10 mL and 30 mL preservative-free vials are on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Pfizer has 0.25% bupivacaine and 0.5% bupivacaine 10 mL preservative-free vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-February 2018. The 0.25% bupivacaine and 0.5% bupivacaine 30 mL preservative-free vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-April 2018.
      • Pfizer has all Marcaine presentations on back order and the company estimates a release date of March 2019.
    • Fresenius Kabi has 0.5% Sensorcaine 10 mL preservative-free vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-February 2018. The 0.5% Sensorcaine 50 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-March 2018. The 0.5% Sensorcaine 30 mL preservative-free vials in sterile packs are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

February 6, January 10, 2018; December 22 and 19, November 17, October 4, August 17, July 28 and 3, June 22 and 9, May 19 and 4, April 27, March 1, January 6, 2017; December 19, September 22 and 7, August 4, June 23, May 24, April 29, March 11, January 12, 2016; December 22, November 4, September 25 and 16, July 17, June 1, April 29, March 23, February 26, 2015; December 19, November 21, October 24, September 19, August 8, July 16, June 26, May 21, April 25, March 17, February 27, January 6, 2014; December 3, November 11, October 30, September 5, August 6, July 12, June 13, May 24, April 4, March 13, February 17, January 17, 2013; December 12, November 9, October 22, September 19, August 22, July 10, June 18, May 17, April 16, March 27 and 7, February 22, January 25 and 5, 2012; December 21 and 7, November 21, 2011, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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