Drug Shortage Report for CARBOCAINE 1%

Last updated on 2017-11-23 History
Report ID 14724
Drug Identification Number 02241999
Brand name CARBOCAINE 1%
Common or Proper name CARBOCAINE
Company Name PFIZER CANADA ULC
Active Ingredient(s) MEPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Strength(s) 1%
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration EPIDURAL INTRACAUDAL
Packaging size 10x30ml
ATC code N01BB
ATC description ANESTHETICS, LOCAL
Reason for shortage Other (Please describe in comments)
Anticipated start date 2017-09-28
Actual start date
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date 2017-09-30
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2017-11-23
Company comments Product importation is currently on hold in accordance with new Health Canada terms and conditions related to its manufacturing site of origin. This importation hold is on future lots and does not impact any existing inventories or those already distributed on the market. The inventory on hand remains available and will be allocated to customers based on their monthly average order quantity. Alternate suppliers have been contacted in order to minimize potential supply disruptions.
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 17300 TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY
KIRKLAND, QUEBEC
CANADA H9J 2M5
Company contact information Customer Service / service à la clientèle : 1-888-999-8750 Email / courriel: PharmaCustomerServiceDept@pfizer.com

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