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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
VIIBRYD ALLERGAN INC Actual shortage 20MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 72342
VIIBRYD ALLERGAN INC Actual shortage 10MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 72344
CONSTELLA ALLERGAN INC Actual shortage 290MCG Updated Report 2019-02-21 76263
KETOROLAC TROMETHAMINE INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 30MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 63236
PRECEDEX PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 100MCG New Report 2019-02-21 76599
PRECEDEX PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 4MCG Updated Report 2019-02-21 60013
DEMULEN 30 (21 DAY PACK) PFIZER CANADA ULC Anticipated shortage 2MG 30MCG Updated Report 2019-02-21 76594
CEFAZOLIN FOR INJECTION, USP FRESENIUS KABI CANADA LTD Anticipated shortage 100G Updated Report 2019-02-21 76590
VASERETIC MERCK CANADA INC Anticipated shortage 25MG 8MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 75352
APO-DILTIAZ CD APOTEX INC Actual shortage 120MG New Report 2019-02-21 76585

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
APO-CEPHALEX APOTEX INC Discontinued 250MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 60370
APO-CEFPROZIL APOTEX INC Discontinued 250MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 71195
SAIZEN 10IU - KIT EMD SERONO A DIVISION OF EMD INC CANADA To be discontinued 5ML 3.3MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 67048
ACT ETIDROCAL ACTAVIS PHARMA COMPANY To be discontinued 400MG 500MG New Report 2019-02-21 76486
APO ACETAMINOPHEN TAB 500MG APOTEX INC Discontinued 500MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 70802