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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 Strength Update Last updated View Report
SCOPOLAMINE HYDROBROMIDE INJECTION OMEGA LABORATORIES LTD Resolved 0.4MG Updated Report 2019-03-23 66030
SCOPOLAMINE HYDROBROMIDE INJECTION OMEGA LABORATORIES LTD Resolved 0.6MG Updated Report 2019-03-23 66033
DETROL LA PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 2MG Updated Report 2019-03-23 69027
MIDAZOLAM INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 5MG Updated Report 2019-03-23 72818
APO-HYDROMORPHONE CR APOTEX INC Actual shortage 24MG Updated Report 2019-03-23 77855
MICARDIS 80MG TAB BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM (CANADA) LTD LTEE Actual shortage 80MG Updated Report 2019-03-23 78335
MYLAN-BECLO AQ MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage 50MCG Updated Report 2019-03-23 78777
BROMAZEPAM-3 - TAB 3MG PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage 3MG Updated Report 2019-03-22 71896
VASOTEC MERCK CANADA INC Anticipated shortage 4MG New Report 2019-03-22 79334
VASOTEC MERCK CANADA INC Anticipated shortage 16MG New Report 2019-03-22 79331

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
LOPRESOR 50MG NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Discontinued 50MG Updated Report 2019-03-20 35419
ROSUVASTATIN-20 SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Discontinued 20MG Updated Report 2019-03-18 73727
TRACE ELEMENTS INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA ULC Discontinued 6.0MCG 0.42MG 1.67MG 0.37MG Updated Report 2019-03-13 63474
PIPERACILLIN FOR INJECTION HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE ULC Discontinued 3G Updated Report 2019-03-13 43622
METOPROLOL-L SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Discontinued 25MG Updated Report 2019-03-13 70953