Medication Supply Disruption: Etomidate Injection

posted Jan 12, 2020, 10:18 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Jan 12, 2020, 10:19 PM ]
9 January 2020 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 8/2020)

The following medication will be facing supply disruption:

Product Name

:

Etomidate-Lipuro

Active Ingredient

:

Etomidate

Strength

:

2mg/mL (10mL)

Dosage Form

:

Injection

Registration No.

:

MAL20033662AZ

Holder

:

B Braun Medical Supplies Sdn. Bhd.

Manufacturer

:

B Braun

Cause

:

Production issues by the company.

Estimated Stock Recovery

:

March 2020


Doctors are advised to prescribe Propofol 200mg/20mL Injection as the alternative to this for now.