Drug Shortages at Carilion Stonewall Jackson – D50% and Sodium Bicarbonate

Carilion Stonewall Jackson hospital pharmacy is experiencing shortages of dextrose 50% and sodium bicarbonate. Prefilled syringes for both medications are unavailable, but a limited supply of substitute kits requiring medication preparation will continue to be stocked. Click here for the shortage memo with full details.

Drug Shortage at Augusta Health: T-Loop Extension Set

The Augusta Health pharmacy is experiencing a temporary shortage of T-Port extension sets with pre-attached luer-lock connector. There will be an alternate type of T-Port extension set with a separate luer-lock connector taped to it. Click here for the full drug shortage memo.

Drug Shortages at Carilion Stonewall Jackson – Multiple Prefilled Syringe Medications

The Carilion Stonewall Jackson pharmacy has reported shortages of multiple prefilled syringe medications in CSEMS drug boxes stocked at that facility, including epinephrine 1:10,000, sodium bicarbonate, and atropine. Substitute kits requiring medication preparation will be stocked instead during this shortage.  For more information, click here to view the complete shortage memo.

Drug Shortage at Augusta Health – Epinephrine 1:10,000 Prefilled Syringe

Augusta Health has reported a shortage of epinephrine 1:10,000 prefilled syringes in CSEMS drug boxes stocked at Augusta Health. Substitute kits, requiring medication preparation, will be stocked instead during this shortage. Click here for the complete shortage memo.

Drug Shortage Update at Regional Hospitals

Drug shortages have been reported at multiple regional hospital pharmacies affecting the supply of dopamine, sodium bicarbonate, and atropine in CSEMS drug boxes. Click here for the complete shortage update memo.

Augusta Health Drug Box Shortage:

Currently Dopamine is out of stock at Augusta Health. Until the shortage resolves Augusta Health will be marking the boxes with No Dopamine included.

Urgent Drug Box Update! New Nebulizer Equipment in Drug Boxes Stocked at Augusta Health

The Augusta Health Pharmacy has transitioned to using a new nebulizer system. Drug boxes stocked at Augusta Health will contain this new equipment. Click here for a brief user guide and information. CSEMS is acquiring a sample device and will provide additional information on our Drug Boxes page.  

Dopamine Shortage in CSEMS Drug Boxes Stocked at Carillion Stonewall Jackson Hospital

  The Carillion Stonewall Jackson Hospital Pharmacy notified the Council of the following temporary change to medication supplies in CSEMS drug boxes stocked at that hospital due to a dopamine shortage. Click here for the full memo. For Cardiac Drug Boxes stocked at Carillion Stonewall Jackson Hospital: Drug boxes will contain one (1) 200 mg / 5 mL […]

Drug Shortage at Carillion Stonewall Jackson Hospital / Temporary Change to Cefazolin Administration – Effective 4/4/2018

The Carillion Stonewall Jackson Hospital Pharmacy notified the Council of multiple medication shortages that will affect CSEMS Drug Boxes stocked there. Additionally, due to multiple shortages at hospital pharmacies within the region, particularly involving fluids, regional medical direction is advising a temporary change in the administration of cefazolin from an infusion to an IV push […]

Drug Shortages at Augusta Health – Effective 3/8/2018

The Augusta Health Pharmacy notified the Council of multiple medication shortages that will affect CSEMS Drug Boxes stocked there. Click on the link below to download the memo explaining current medication shortages. Augusta Health Medication Shortage Memo – 3/8/2018