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Updated National Ketamine Shortage

Attention All: The national shortage on Ketamine is continuing longer than initially anticipated.  Once the current supply of Ketamine is depleted, pharmacies may not be able to stock Ketamine in the boxes.  Please review the drug box card on the outside of the box to see if the drug box is stocked with Ketamine. If […]

Drug Box Alert

Update as of 0935.  This issue is now resolved.  Thank you for your patience   Currently we are experiencing technical difficulties with the Drug Box Incident Form Online and with the QR Codes.  We are in the process of identifying the issue.  We will let you know when the form is available again .  In […]

National Ketamine Shortage

Attention All: There is an ongoing national shortage of Ketamine.  The supply of Ketamine is not expected to improve until at least February.  Because of this, once the supply of Ketamine in the drug boxes runs out, it is unlikely that it will be resupplied until new supplies are received.  Please only use Ketamine when […]

Drug Box Alert 2023.04.18

Drug Box Alert To all: SRMH is currently experiencing a shortage of Intranasal Mucosal Atomization Devices (MAD) for medication administration due to supply chain constraints.  Because of this, some drug boxes may not have a MAD in the box.  The pharmacy will be marking any boxes effected by the shortage on the top card of […]

Drug Box Alert

Attention All: Due to a pharmacy error, some of the boxes recently stocked at Augusta Health were sent out with Ketamine in a prefilled syringe.  The pharmacy believes that all of these boxes have been accounted for.  However, if you have a box marked with a substitution of Ketamine in a 50 mg prefilled syringe, […]

Drug Box Alert 2023.04.03

Attention All: Due to supply chain restraints, there is a shortage of Ketamine at Augusta Health. Please be aware the concentration of Ketamine may be changed in certain boxes. Any box with the change in concentration will be marked on the outside of the box with the substitution.  CHANGES IN CONCENTRATION MAY CREATE SAFETY CONCERNS […]

Drug Box Alert 2023.03.27

Attention All: Due to supply chain restraints, there is a shortage of Ketamine at Carilion Rockbridge Community Hospital. Please be aware the concentration of Ketamine may be changed in certain boxes. Any box with the change in concentration will be marked on the top card with the substitution.  CHANGES IN CONCENTRATION MAY CREATE SAFETY CONCERNS WITH […]

DRUG BOX ALERT 2023.02.14

Attention All: Due to supply constraints some drug boxes may be filled with 4 Albuterol instead of the current 6.  Any boxes effected should be marked noting the change.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your agency training officer or medical director.

DRUG BOX ALERT 2022.10.26

Glucagon change at Sentara RMH. If you have questions involving this new packaging or the use of this product, please speak with your agency training officer.

Drug Box Alert 20220706

ATTENTION ALL: Due to supply train constraints, Augusta Health is currently experiencing a shortage of Lidocaine 2% 5ml prefilled syringes. They are placing Lidocaine 2% 20ml vial in the boxes until the shortage is resolved. If you have any questions or concerns please contact medical control.