Drug Shortage Report for CARBOCAINE 1%

Last updated on 2019-03-14 History
Report ID 78702
Drug Identification Number 02242000
Brand name CARBOCAINE 1%
Common or Proper name Mepivacaine Hydrochloride Injection USP
Company Name PFIZER CANADA ULC
Active Ingredient(s) MEPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Strength(s) 1%
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration BLOCK/INFILTRATION
Packaging size 5 x 50mL GVL MD
ATC code N01BB
ATC description ANESTHETICS, LOCAL
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2019-05-31
Actual start date
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date
Shortage status Anticipated shortage
Updated date 2019-03-14
Company comments
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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