Anesthesia Drug Shortages

The following is a curated list of drug shortages relevant to the anesthesia professional compiled from the FDA Drug Shortages website.

Vaso/Inotropo-/Chronotropo- active medications

Atropine Injection
Diltiazem Hydrochloride
Dobutamine Hydrochloride Injection
Dopamine Hydrochloride
Epinephrine Injection, 0.1 mg/mL
Calcium Chloride Injection
Calcium Gluconate Injection
Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection
Sodium Bicarbonate Injection

Local Anesthetics

Bupivacaine Hydrochloride and Epinephrine Injection
Bupivacaine Hydrochloride Injection
Lidocaine Hydrochloride and Dextrose Injection Solution
Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injection
Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injection with Epinephrine
Ropivacaine Hydrochloride Injection

Muscle Relaxants

Rocuronium Bromide Injection


Fentanyl Citrate Injection
Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Injection
Ketamine Injection
Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection
Lorazepam Injection
Morphine Sulfate Injection


Dextrose 5% Injection Bags
Dextrose 50% Injection
Sodium Chloride 0.9% Injection Bags
Sodium Chloride 23.4% Injection


Epinephrine Injection, Auto-injector
Heparin Sodium and Sodium Chloride 0.9% Injection
Magnesium Sulfate Injection
Metoclopramide Injection
Ondansetron Hydrochloride Injection
Scopolamine Transderm System


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