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Dobutamine Injection

Last Updated: January 10, 2018
Status: Resolved

Dobutamine Injection

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

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter has all dobutamine premixed bags on allocation only through direct orders. Product is not available through wholesalers.
    • Pfizer has dobutamine 12.5 mg/mL 20 mL and 40 mL latex-free vials on back order with an estimated release date of March 2019 for the 20 mL vials and 2018 for the 40 mL vials. The 12.5 mg/mL 20 mL regular vials in 10 count are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2018. The 12.5 mg/mL 20 mL regular vials in single 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 April 2018. The dobutamine 2 mg/mL 250 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-May 2018. The dobutamine 4 mg/mL 250 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-May 2018.

Updated

January 10, 2018; December 29, 8 and 5, November 15, October 8, August 25 and 4, July 10, June 21 and 5, May 10, April 18 and 7, March 22 and 1, 2017, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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