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Welcome to Drug Shortages Canada, the website for reporting drug shortages and discontinuations in Canada. The Food and Drug Regulations require drug sellers to report when they are not able to meet demand for a product or when they stop selling a product. Information about the website and the regulations can be found on the Resources Page.

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Shortage Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
NEVANAC NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
AZARGA NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
RIZATRIPTAN RDT PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
TERAZOSIN-2 PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
METHYLPHENIDATE PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
ATRIANCE NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-07-20
DILTIAZEM TZ PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
MENVEO GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
RAPAFLO ALLERGAN INC Actual shortage New Report 2018-07-20
INSPRA PFIZER CANADA INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-07-20

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
TELMISARTAN PHARMASCIENCE INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-07-19
APO-FENTANYL MATRIX APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-17
APO-FENTANYL MATRIX APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-17
APO-IRBESARTAN/HCTZ APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-17
APO-IRBESARTAN/HCTZ APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-17