Drug Shortage Report for CARBOCAINE 1%

Last updated on 2018-10-11
Report ID 57425
Drug Identification Number 02241999
Brand name CARBOCAINE 1%
Common or Proper name CARBOCAINE 1%
Company Name PFIZER CANADA INC
Active Ingredient(s) MEPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Strength(s) 1%
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration EPIDURAL INTRACAUDAL
Packaging size 10 X 30mL GVL
ATC code N01BB
ATC description ANESTHETICS, LOCAL
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2019-01-11
Actual start date
Estimated end date 2019-04-12
Actual end date
Shortage status Anticipated shortage
Updated date 2018-10-11
Company comments Current inventory is on preventative allocation.
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