Lidocaine Injection on Temporary Backorder

September 17, 2018 | by CPS


CPS has received notice of a temporary backorder for lidocaine injection. It is anticipated this will remain in effect until the end of September.

The backorder will impact lidocaine supply in all CPS e-boxes and orders.

Please follow the guidlines below:

  • - For Ertapenem (INVANZ), lidocaine is still required. If your facility has lidocaine in stock, CPS recommends preserving for use with Ertapenem.
  • - For all other IV injections, use the same amount of sterile water as a substiture. Please send replacement slip if removed from e-box.

CPS will fill all lidocaine order when the backorder is lifted.

If you have questions, please contact CPS.

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