Drug shortage 11.14.18

ADDED THIS WEEK

Methylergonovine 0.2mg/1mL inj

Proparacaine 0.5% ophth drop  –  Tetracaine 0.5% ophth drop is the alternative that has been reviewed with the ophthalmologists, and will be changed in individual physician kits and in OR Pyxis machines when Proparacaine becomes depleted.

ITEMS TO NOTE

Dopamine 400 mg/10 mL inj continues on backorder; we have the IV bag

HYDROmorphone 0.5 mg and 1 mg syringes have had backorder releases in the past 3 weeks; good supply

HYDROmorphone 2 mg vials are alternative for syringes

Morphine 2 mg syringes have had backorder releases in the past 3 weeks; good supply

Morphine 4 mg vials are alternative for syringes

diphenhydramine 50 mg vials have had a few backorder shipments in past 2 weeks; good supply for now

Buffered Lidocaine – There has been a supply issue with obtaining this product on a consistent basis.  Discussion was had with areas that routinely use this product and it was agreed that there will be a change to using plain lidocaine when the current supply is depleted.

MedDescription
ABCIXIMAB 10 MG/5 ML INJ 5 ML
BUPIVACAINE-EPINEPHRINE (PF) 0.25%-1:200,000 INJ 30 ML
ceFAZolin 2 GM-100 ML D5W FROZEN PREMIX
DEXAMETHASONE (PF) 10 MG/1 ML INJ
DIAZEPAM 10 mg SYRD
DILTIAZEM 50 MG/10 ML INJ
DOPamine 400 MG/10 ML INJ
ETHYL ALCOHOL (ETHANOL) 98% 5 ML INJ *A*
FLUCONAZOLE-NACL (ISO-OSM) 200 MG/100 ML PGBK
FOMEPIZOLE 1.5 GM/1.5 ML INJ *A*
GENTAMICIN IN NACL 80 MG/100 ML PGBK
HALOPERIDOL 0.5 MG TAB
heparin (PORCINE) (PF) 5000 UNIT/0.5 ML INJ
HEPATITIS B VACCINE (PF) 5 MCG/0.5 ML INJ PEDS/ADOL
HYDROmorphone 2 mg SYRD
HYDROmorphone PCA 30 mg INJ
IRON DEXTRAN 100 MG/2 ML INJ
ketamine 50 mg/ML SYRD
LIDOCAINE 0.9% BUFFERED IN 8.4% SOD BICARB SYRG 10 ML
LIDOCAINE 1% (PF) INJ 2 ML  during 5mL shortage
LIDOCAINE 1% INJ 10 ML
LIDOCAINE 1% INJ 20 ML *during 10ml shortage*
LIDOCAINE 2% (PF) INJ 5 ML
LIDOCAINE 2% JELLY 5 ML
MAGNESIUM SULFATE-WATER 2 GM/50 ML PGBK
MANNITOL 25% 50 ML INJ
MEPERIDINE HCL 25 mg SYRD
METHYLENE BLUE 1% 1 ML INJ
METHYLERGONOVINE 0.2 MG/ML1 ML INJ
morphine 4 MG/ML INJ 1 ML
NOREPINEPHRINE-NACL 4 MG/250 ML IV
NYSTATIN 500,000 UNIT/5 ML SUSP 5 ML CUP
OXYTOCIN-NS DRIP 30 UNIT/500 ML IV
PAMIDRONATE 30 MG/10 ML INJ
PIPERACILLIN-TAZ/D5W 3.375 GM FROZEN PREMIX
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE-NS 40 MEQ/250 ML INJ
POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE (MEQ ENTRY) 4.4 MEQ/ML SOLUTION 5 ML
PROPARACAINE 0.5% OPHT DROP 15 ML
ROPIVACAINE 0.5% 10 ML SYRINGE
SCOPOLAMINE BASE 1 MG/72 HR PATCH
SODIUM CHLORIDE ** 23.4% ** 4 MEQ/ML  30 ML VIAL
SODIUM CITRATE 4% 3 ML SYRINGE
STERILE TALC 4 GM AEROSOL POWDER
STERILE TALC 5 GM POWDER *NF*
VANCOMYCIN 1.25 GM / NS 250 ML PREMADE IVPB
VANCOMYCIN 10 GRAM SOLN
VANCOMYCIN 5 GRAM SOLN (during 10 GM backorder)
WATER FOR INJECTION, STERILE 50 ML