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Ropivacaine Injection

Last Updated: October 15, 2018
Status: Current

Products Affected - Description
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 100 mL premixed bag, 1 count, NDC 63323-0285-61
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 100 mL infusion bottle, 1 count, NDC 63323-0286-00
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0286-31
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0200-10
Reason for the Shortage
    • Akorn has ropivacaine on shortage due to increased demand.
    • AuroMedics did not provide a reason for the shortage.
    • Fresenius Kabi has Naropin on shortage due to increased demand and manufacturing delays.
    • Pfizer had ropivacaine on shortage due to manufacturing delays.
Available Products
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0288-10
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0288-11
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0288-20
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0288-21
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 10 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0285-10
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0285-13
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 100 mL infusion bottle, 1 count, NDC 63323-0285-65
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 20 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0285-20
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0285-23
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 200 mL infusion bottle, 1 count, NDC 63323-0285-64
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 2 mg/mL, 200 mL premixed bag, 1 count, NDC 63323-0285-63
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 20 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0286-20
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0286-23
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 200 mL infusion bottle, 1 count, NDC 63323-0286-63
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0286-35
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 7.5 mg/mL, 20 mL Steripak plastic ampule, 5 count, NDC 63323-0287-20
    • Naropin injection, Fresenius Kabi, 7.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 63323-0287-21
    • Ropivacaine injection, Akorn, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 1 count, NDC 17478-0081-30
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0201-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 2 mg/mL, 100 mL infusion bottle, 25 count, NDC 55150-0196-99
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0195-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0197-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0198-30
    • Ropivacaine injection, AuroMedics, 7.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 55150-0199-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9303-10
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 10 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9303-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 2 mg/mL, 10 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9300-10
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 2 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9300-20
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 5 mg/mL, 30 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9301-30
    • Ropivacaine injection, Pfizer, 7.5 mg/mL, 20 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 00409-9302-20

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • AuroMedics has ropivcaine 10 mg/mL 10 mL vials on intermittent back order and the company is releasing product as it becomes available.
    • Fresenius Kabi has Naropin 2 mg/mL 100 mL premixed bags on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid-to late-November 2018. The 5 mg/mL 30 mL Steripak ampules are on back order and the company estimates a release date of mid- to late-November 2018. The 5 mg/mL 100 mL bottles are on back order and the company estimates a release date of early-November 2018. Check wholesalers for inventory.

Updated

Updated October 15, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created January 27, 2018 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2018, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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