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Meperidine Injection

Last Updated: June 3, 2013
Status: Resolved

Products Affected - Description

No presentations are on shortage at this time.  

Reason for the Shortage

Hospira had Demerol injection on shortage due to increased demand and manufacturing delays.

Available Products

Meperidine hydrochloride injection, West-Ward

25 mg/mL, 1 mL vials (NDC 00641-6052-25)
50 mg/mL, 1 mL vials (NDC 00641-6053-25)
100 mg/mL, 1 mL vials (NDC 00641-6054-25)
 
Demerol hydrochloride injection, Hospira
10 mg/mL, 30 mL vials for PCA (NDC 00409-6030-04)  
25 mg/mL, 1 mL Carpuject syringe (NDC 00409-1176-30)
50 mg/mL, 0.5 mL ampules (NDC 00409-1203-01)
50 mg/mL, 1 mL ampules (NDC 00409-1253-01)
50 mg/mL, 1.5 mL ampules (NDC 00409-1254-01)
50 mg/mL, 1 mL Carpuject syringe (NDC 00409-1178-30)
50 mg/mL, 2 mL ampules (NDC 00409-1255-02)
50 mg/mL, 30 mL multi-dose vial (NDC 00409-1181-30)
75 mg/mL, 1 mL Carpuject syringe (NDC 00409-1179-30)
100 mg/mL, 1 mL ampules (NDC 00409-1256-01)
100 mg/mL, 1 mL Carpuject syringe (NDC 00409-1180-69)
100 mg/mL, 20 mL multi-dose vial (NDC 00409-1201-20)    

Estimated Resupply Dates

  • All presentations of meperidine injection and Demerol injection are currently available.

Related Shortages

Updated

June 3, 2013; May 13, 2013; April 3, 2013; March 28, 2013; March 4, 2013; February 20, 2013; January 28, 2013; January 14, 2013; December 21, 2012; December 12, 2012; October 30, 2012; October 15, 2012; September 19, 2012; August 13, 2012; July 31, 2012; June 21, 2012; May 11, 2012; April 20, 2012; April 4, 2012; March 20, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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