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Dobutamine Injection

Last Updated: March 31, 2018
Status: Current

Dobutamine Injection

Products Affected - Description
    • Dobutamine injection, Baxter, 4 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-1077-02
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 1 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00409-2346-32
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 12.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 00409-2344-01
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 12.5 mg/mL, 20 mL latex-free vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2025-20
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 12.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2344-02
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 12.5 mg/mL, 40 mL latex-free vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-2025-54
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 2 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00409-2347-32
    • Dobutamine injection, Pfizer, 4 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00409-3724-32
Reason for the Shortage
    • Baxter has dobutamine on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Pfizer has dobutamine on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
Available Products
    • Dobutamine injection, Baxter, 1 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-1073-02
    • Dobutamine injection, Baxter, 2 mg/mL, 250 mL premixed bag, 12 count, NDC 00338-1075-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter has dobutamine 4 mg/mL 250 mL bags on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Pfizer has dobutamine 12.5 mg/mL 20 mL and 40 mL latex-free vials on back order with an estimated release date of June 2019 for the 20 mL vials and 2018 for the 40 mL vials. The 12.5 mg/mL 20 mL regular vials in 1 count are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-May 2018. The 12.5 mg/mL 20 mL regular vials in 10 count are available in limited supply.
    • Pfizer has dobutamine 1 mg/mL in 250 mL bags on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-May 2018. The dobutamine 2 mg/mL 250 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-May 2018. The dobutamine 4 mg/mL 250 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-June 2018.

Updated

Updated March 31, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 1, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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