EMS Drug Shortage Report My guess is that most of you are aware of worsening drug and IV fluid shortages, but it is likely that the news we are getting at the hospital level is going to be even worse for EMS. The FDA’s site https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/DrugShortages/default.htm supports all you are hearing. Hurricane Maria knocked out a lot of manufacturing capability, plus …
Some items are becoming available again! The following items have been removed from this week’s report: – Fentanyl 0.05mg/ml, 2ml ampule (BTM #371124) – Levophed 4mg, 4ml vial (BTM# 3375-04) – Lorazepam 2mg, 1ml vial (BTM# 371100) – Promethazine 25mg, 1ml vial (BTM# 0928-25) – Promethazine 25mg, 1ml ampule (BTM# 3157-83) EMS Drug Shortage report November, 2017
EMS Medication Shortage for Nov, 2017 In addition to the worsening medication shortage, IV fluids are now becoming more of an issue. The loss of significant packaging capabilities in Puerto Rice have substantially impacted supply.
This week’s report shows things getting worse. A significant amount of production was being done in Puerto Rico! EMS Drug Shortage Report 10022017
EMS Drug Shortage Report Sept, 2017 Things to note on this week’s report Amidate 40mg, 20ml vials (6695-02) are in stock and have been removed from the report. Morphine 10mg carpujects (1893-01) have been added to the list with an ETA of Q3 2018.
August, 2017 report adds Midazolam to an otherwise unchanged report. Lots of items still in short supply. EMS Drug Shortage Report
Final revisions to the 2017 Protocols are now available on the site. Please download the latest version to ensure you have the latest corrections! The Paramedic Protocol Provider (available in Android and Itunes Store) app will update very soon too.
2017 versions of protocols for TN, MFD, and MS are now available at www.emergencymedicalresources.com
Great article on the Worsening Drug Shortages for EMS
EMS Drug Shortage report for June, 2017 Things to note on this week’s report: · Diazepam 10mg, 2ml carpujects (BTM#371104) have been added to the report. Unfortunately the only possible substitute is a 50mg, 10ml vial (BTM#3213-12) · ETA changes are color coded- Red indicates where an ETA has been pushed back since last week’s report, green indicates where …