• Amit Gupta RPh, Pharm.D, CCP

FDA Drug Shortages 5/8/20

Updated: Jun 3, 2020

The list below contains FDA Drug Shortages.  The shortages to be especially careful of are the Bupivicaine, Cefazolin, Fentanyl, Midazolam and Propofol.  Due to Covid-19, leading to increased ventilator use, the anesthetic shortages will likely continue for some time.

By clicking on any of the links below, you will be redirected to the FDA-shortages site with more specific information.  Containing the exact dosages/strength in shortages and possibly when the shortage will expect to be relieved.  If facility supplies are low, it may required to change strengths and/or manufacturers commonly. used.

If you have any questions, please let me know, and I will help guide you through the process.  As always, let me know if you would like to be removed from this list.


May 8, 2020





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