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Rocuronium Injection

Last Updated: January 26, 2023
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Baxter, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 43066-0013-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Baxter, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 43066-0007-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Eugia US, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0225-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0426-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0426-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Hikma, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00143-9251-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Hikma, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00143-9250-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Mylan Institutional (Viatris), 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0228-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Mylan Institutional (Viatris), 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0228-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9558-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9558-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Piramal Critical Care, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 66794-0229-41
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Piramal Critical Care, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 66794-0228-41
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Sagent, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0662-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Sagent, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 25021-0662-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Sandoz, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3220-92
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Sandoz, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00781-3220-95
Reason for the Shortage
    • Athenex is no longer marketing rocuronium.
    • Baxter has rocuronium on shortage due to a third-party supplier issue.
    • Eugia did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi had rocuronium on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has rocuronium on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Piramal Critical Care did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sagent did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sandoz did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Viatris did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • X-Gen has rocuronium injection available.
Available Products
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Eugia US, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0226-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, X-Gen, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 39822-4200-06
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, X-Gen, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 39822-4200-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Baxter has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials available in limited supply.
    • Eugia has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Fresenius Kabi has short-dated rocuronium 10 mg/mL 10 mL vials available with an expiration date of < 2 months. The 5 mL vials are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-February 2023.
    • Hikma has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of late-March 2023. The 10 mL vials are on allocation.
    • Pfizer has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials available in limited supply.
    • Piramal has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials available in limited supply. The 10 mL vials are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Sagent has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials on a limited allocation. The 10 mL vials are on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Sandoz has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials and 10 mL vials available to existing customers only.

Updated

Updated January 26, 2023 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 9, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2023, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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