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Dopamine Hydrochloride Injection

Last Updated: January 10, 2018
Status: Current

Dopamine Hydrochloride Injection

Products Affected - Description
  • Dopamine Hydrochloride injection, American Regent
    40 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-1805-25)

80 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-1905-25)
160 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00517-1305-25)
 
Dopamine Hydrochloride injection, Pfizer
40 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-5820-01)
40 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count (NDC 00409-9104-20)
 
Dopamine Hydrochloride in 5% Dextrose injection, Baxter
200 mg/250 mL, Viaflex Plus Plastic container 18 count (NDC 00338-1005-02)
400 mg/250 mL, Viaflex Plus Plastic container 18 count (NDC 00338-1007-02)
400 mg/500 mL, Viaflex Plus Plastic container 12 count (NDC 00338-1005-03)
800 mg/250 mL, Viaflex Plus Plastic container 18 count (NDC 00338-1009-02)
800 mg/500 mL, Viaflex Plus Plastic container 12 count, NDC 00338-1007-03)
 
Dopamine Hydrochloride in 5% Dextrose injection, Pfizer
200 mg/250 mL, LifeCare flexible container 12 count (NDC 00409-7808-22) - discontinued
400 mg/250 mL, LifeCare flexible container 12 count (NDC 00409-7809-22)
400 mg/500 mL, LifeCare flexible container 12 count (NDC 00409-7808-24) - discontinued
800 mg/250 mL, LifeCare flexible container 12 count (NDC 00409-7810-22)
800 mg/500 mL, LifeCare flexible container 12 count (NDC 00409-7809-24)
Reason for the Shortage
    • American Regent has dopamine on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Baxter has all dopamine presentations on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
    • Pfizer states the shortage is due to manufacturing delays. The dopamine 200 mg/250 mL and 400 mg/500 mL premixed bags were discontinued in August 2017.
Available Products
  • There is insufficient supply for usual ordering

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • American Regent has all dopamine presentations on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Baxter has all dopamine premixed bags on allocation only through direct orders. Product is not available through wholesalers.
    • Pfizer has dopamine 40 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of 2018. The 400 mg/250 mL bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-February 2018. The 800 mg/500 mL premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-January 2018. The 800 mg/250 mL premixed bags are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2018. The 40 mg/mL 5 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-March 2018.

Updated

January 10, 2018; December 29 and 18, November 29, 16 and 7, October 8, September 11, August 30 and 17, June 21, 14 and 5, May 19 and 3, April 4, February 27, January 4, 2017; December 19 and 5, November 11, October 26, September 6, July 26, June 8, 2016, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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