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 …
June 2017 EMS Drug Shortage Report The drug shortage issue got worse today, with the recall of more bicarbonate due to contamination of several lots of the medication Many of you have already become aware of this locally, but the national picture is getting worse. Hopefully all of you processed the advisory I sent you on Friday regarding the extension …
Drug Shortages for May 2017. It appears we are again experiencing significant shortages in many drugs frequently used by Emergency Services. Pfizer (former Hospira) provided backorder information on their prefilleds. IMS is releasing some quantities each month but not able to give any forward projections on fulfillment or when they will be off of backorder completely. D10 bags have been …
EMS Drug Shortage Report for March, 2016 IV fluid shortages still at very high level Drug shortages this month are critical for epinephrine. Still not seeing any long term resolution to the underlying problem, and the continued increase in the price of our medication