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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
VEPESID BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CANADA Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-11-17 49573
PRAMIPEXOLE SANIS HEALTH INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-11-17 60063
SODIUM BICARBONATE INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-11-17 63388
BRICANYL TURBUHALER ASTRAZENECA CANADA INC Actual shortage New Report 2018-11-16 67037
APO-TERBINAFINE APOTEX INC Actual shortage New Report 2018-11-16 67034
APO-RIZATRIPTAN APOTEX INC Actual shortage New Report 2018-11-16 67031
APO-RAMIPRIL APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-11-16 64956
APO-PRAMIPEXOLE APOTEX INC Actual shortage New Report 2018-11-16 67026
APO IBUPROFEN TAB 400MG APOTEX INC Actual shortage New Report 2018-11-16 67023
APO-ABACAVIR APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-11-16 67019

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated View Report
APO-ESCITALOPRAM APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-11-16 60474
APO-METFORMIN - TAB 500MG APOTEX INC To be discontinued Updated Report 2018-11-15 40781
GD-AZITHROMYCIN GENMED A DIVISION OF PFIZER CANADA INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-11-15 66945
PUREGON MERCK CANADA INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-11-13 66854
GD-AMLODIPINE GENMED A DIVISION OF PFIZER CANADA INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-11-13 66793