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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
ZERIT - CAP 20MG BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CANADA Actual shortage 20MG Updated Report 2019-02-16 55662
VOLTAREN OPHTHA NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage 0.1% Updated Report 2019-02-16 71606
TELMISARTAN HCTZ SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Resolved 25.0MG 80.0MG Updated Report 2019-02-16 66701
RAN-ENALAPRIL RANBAXY PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC. Resolved 8MG Updated Report 2019-02-16 67725
VEREGEN PALADIN LABS INC Resolved 10% Updated Report 2019-02-16 71304
TELMISARTAN HCTZ SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Resolved 12.5MG 80.0MG Updated Report 2019-02-16 71397
TRIFLUOPERAZINE AA PHARMA INC Actual shortage 1MG Updated Report 2019-02-16 75655
SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.9% INJ 900MG/100ML USP BAXTER CORPORATION Actual shortage 900MG Updated Report 2019-02-16 76013
SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.9% INJ 900MG/100ML USP BAXTER CORPORATION Actual shortage 900MG Updated Report 2019-02-16 76018
SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.9% INJ 900MG/100ML USP BAXTER CORPORATION Actual shortage 900MG Updated Report 2019-02-16 76022

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
METOPROLOL-L SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC To be discontinued 25MG Updated Report 2019-02-15 70953
ADLYXINE SANOFI-AVENTIS CANADA INC Discontinued 0.05MG 0.1MG New Report 2019-02-15 75803
GONAL-F EMD SERONO A DIVISION OF EMD INC CANADA To be discontinued 33MCG New Report 2019-02-15 75734
GONAL-F EMD SERONO A DIVISION OF EMD INC CANADA To be discontinued 77MCG New Report 2019-02-15 75742
APO-DICLOFENAC OPHTHALMIC APOTEX INC Discontinued 0.1% Updated Report 2019-02-13 60426