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Imminent Shortage of Methylprednisolone Injection

by jhopp on January 30, 2013

Due to a variety of reasons AAMC is currently facing a shortage of methylprednisolone injection which is used in various places throughout AAMC. Read more>>

 

Update as of 4:38pm, January 30, 2013

  • Methylprednisolone and dexamethasone are both critical supply:
  • Pharmacy is nearly out of both methylprednisolone and dexamethasone injection house wide
  • Pharmacy is expecting both products to arrive sometime tomorrow
  • The amount arriving will only help but not resolve the critical shortage of both medications
  • More information will come out once both drugs are in hand
  • Please refer to the chart below to convert from one glucocorticoid to another – a pharmacist may page the prescriber to alert them to change to whatever is on hand as well