Have you seen the list of drugs that are in short supply?
The American Association of Hospital Pharmacists track drug shortages and the list is massive and includes a whose who of key drugs.
Shortages so severe the FDA is allowing use of expired drugs to fill void.
Almost all of them due to manufacturing problems – read that “Made in China” and not available.
Azithromycin which has been in the news a lot lately – “Pfizer has azithromycin injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.”
Basic IVs – “ Pfizer has 50% dextrose injection on shortage due to manufacturing delays.”
Just about every widely used IV antibiotic is in short supply.
h/t Cap’n Obvious