Epinephrine change in drug box.
Due to a National shortage of the Epinephrine 1:10000 syringes . Effective immediately the UVA pharmacy will be changing how Epinephrine is available in the EMS drug boxes they restock.
There will be 4 extra vials of 1:1000 (note the concentration) together with;
(4) 10 – mL syringes
(4) 10 mL NS vials
****YOU WILL HAVE TO MIX 1ML OF THE 1:1000 INTO 9 ML’S OF NORMAL SALINE****
This can be either from the 10ml saline vial or from a bag of normal saline.