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Rocuronium Injection

Last Updated: May 19, 2020
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Athenex, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 70860-0651-05
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, AuroMedics, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0226-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, AuroMedics, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 55150-0225-05
    • 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, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0228-10
    • 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, 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
    • 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
Reason for the Shortage
    • Athenex did not provide a reason for the shortage. They are no longer marketing the 10 mL vials
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Baxter has rocuronium available.
    • Fresenius Kabi did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Hikma did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Mylan Institutional did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Pfizer has rocuronium on shortage due to increased demand.
    • Sagent did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Sandoz did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • X-Gen did not provide a reason for the shortage.
Available Products
    • 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, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 63323-0426-10
    • Rocuronium Bromide solution for injection, Mylan Institutional, 10 mg/mL, 5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 67457-0228-05

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Athenex has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of May 2020.
    • AuroMedics has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Fresenius Kabi has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of May 2020.
    • Hikma has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-June 2020.
    • Mylan Institutional has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 10 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
    • Pfizer has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials available in limited supply.
    • Sagent has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials on back order and the company estimates a release date of July 2020.
    • Sandoz has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials on allocation.
    • X-Gen has rocuronium 10 mg/mL 5 mL and 10 mL vials on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.

Updated

Updated May 19, 2020 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created February 9, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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