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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
LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE 1% AND EPINEPHRINE 1:100 000 INJECTION USP HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE ULC Anticipated shortage 10MG 10MCG New Report 2019-01-22 73298
CYTOMEL PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 25MCG Updated Report 2019-01-22 42172
PRIVA-CITALOPRAM PHARMAPAR INC Actual shortage 20MG Updated Report 2019-01-22 65667
VEPESID BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CANADA Anticipated shortage 50MG Updated Report 2019-01-22 70228
SEPTA-CITALOPRAM SEPTA PHARMACEUTICALS INC Resolved 20MG Updated Report 2019-01-22 65937
SEPTA-CITALOPRAM SEPTA PHARMACEUTICALS INC Resolved 20MG Updated Report 2019-01-22 63584
VAQTA MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage 50UNIT Updated Report 2019-01-22 37061
SEPTA-CITALOPRAM SEPTA PHARMACEUTICALS INC Resolved 20MG Updated Report 2019-01-22 63580
VAQTA MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage 50UNIT Updated Report 2019-01-22 56191
TALWIN SANOFI-AVENTIS CANADA INC Actual shortage 50MG Updated Report 2019-01-22 58104

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
MINOCYCLINE SANIS HEALTH INC Discontinued New Report 2019-01-22 73239
MINOCYCLINE SANIS HEALTH INC Discontinued New Report 2019-01-22 73236
ACEBUTOLOL SANIS HEALTH INC Discontinued New Report 2019-01-22 73233
ACEBUTOLOL SANIS HEALTH INC Discontinued New Report 2019-01-22 73228
ACEBUTOLOL SANIS HEALTH INC Discontinued New Report 2019-01-22 73224