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Tetracaine Topical Solution

Last Updated: August 3, 2010
Status: Discontinued

Products Affected - Description

Pontocaine 2% topical solution, Hospira
30 mL bottle (NDC 00409-1866-01) - discontinued

120 mL bottle (NDC 00409-1866-02) - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

  • Hospira has discontinued Pontocaine 2% tropical solution.
  • There are no other manufacturers of tetracaine 2% topical solution.

Estimated Resupply Dates

Hospira has discontinued all Pontocaine 2% presentations. There are no alternative suppliers of tetracaine topical solution.

Related Shortages

Updated

August 3, 2010; June 29, 2010; June 1, 2010; May 11, 2010; April 14, 2010; April 13, 2010; March 31, 2010; February 23, 2010; February 3, 2010; January 14, 2010; January 7, 2010; December 28, 2009; December 18, 2009; November 4, 2009; September 29, 2009, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2010, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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