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Drug supply update: Propofol 1% X 50mL and 100mL Vials

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In an effort to conserve existing large vial formats for use in intensive care due to supply concerns, NH pharmacy services had previously recommended that operating rooms move to exclusively using propofol 1% X 20 mL vials for anesthesia. Over the past several weeks, availability of the larger vials (50 mL and 100 mL) has improved signficantly and pharmacy has obtained a sufficient, ongoing supply.

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