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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 View Report
BIO-LETROZOLE BIOMED PHARMA Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 50476
BACTERIOSTATIC SODIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 56615
INTEGRILIN MERCK CANADA INC Avoided shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 58622
ROPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 8417
MARCAINE E PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 27179
LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION USP 2% HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE CORPORATION Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 49080
MYLAN-VERAPAMIL SR MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 30729
MYLAN-MIRTAZAPINE MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Avoided shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 40672
MYLAN-NAPROXEN/ESOMEPRAZOLE MR MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Anticipated shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 13528
CAMPRAL MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-24 13187

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated View Report
ZANTAC GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-24 22617
APO-CIMETIDINE TAB 800MG APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-21 1061
COUMADIN TAB 2.5MG BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CANADA Discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-21 19573
COUMADIN TAB 3MG BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CANADA Discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-21 22997
GD-QUINAPRIL GENMED A DIVISION OF PFIZER CANADA INC To be discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-20 62050