Drug Shortage Report for CARBOCAINE 2%

Last updated on 2024-06-12 History
Report ID 227352
Drug Identification Number 02242001
Brand name CARBOCAINE 2%
Common or Proper name CARBOCAINE 2%
Company Name PFIZER CANADA ULC
Market Status MARKETED
Active Ingredient(s) MEPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Strength(s) 20MG
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration EPIDURAL INTRACAUDAL EPIDURAL INTRACAUDAL
Packaging size 10x20mL vial
ATC code N01BB
ATC description ANESTHETICS, LOCAL
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date
Actual start date 2024-06-10
Estimated end date 2024-08-19
Actual end date
Shortage status Actual shortage
Updated date 2024-06-12
Company comments
Health Canada comments
Tier 3 Status Yes
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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