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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
ROSUVASTATIN-40 SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage 40MG Updated Report 2019-03-20 76010
ROCURONIUM BROMIDE INJECTION PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 10MG Updated Report 2019-03-20 77963
PRO-RAMIPRIL - 1.25 PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage 1.25MG Updated Report 2019-03-20 78927
CELECOXIB SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Resolved 200MG Updated Report 2019-03-20 75387
MYLAN-BECLO AQ MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage 50MCG Updated Report 2019-03-20 78777
MED-EXEMESTANE GENERIC MEDICAL PARTNERS INC Actual shortage 25MG Updated Report 2019-03-20 78935
MICARDIS 80MG TAB BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM (CANADA) LTD LTEE Anticipated shortage 80MG Updated Report 2019-03-20 78335
PDP-ERYTHROMYCIN PENDOPHARM DIVISION OF PHARMASCIENCE INC Actual shortage 5MG Updated Report 2019-03-19 62835
PROTOPIC LEO PHARMA INC Actual shortage 0.1% Updated Report 2019-03-19 71578
ONE-ALPHA LEO PHARMA INC Actual shortage 2MCG Updated Report 2019-03-19 60235

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
ROSUVASTATIN-20 SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Discontinued 20MG Updated Report 2019-03-18 73727
TRACE ELEMENTS INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA ULC Discontinued 6.0MCG 0.42MG 1.67MG 0.37MG Updated Report 2019-03-13 63474
PIPERACILLIN FOR INJECTION HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE ULC Discontinued 3G Updated Report 2019-03-13 43622
METOPROLOL-L SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Discontinued 25MG Updated Report 2019-03-13 70953
RANITIDINE SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Discontinued 300MG Updated Report 2019-03-12 69784