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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
DEXTROSE INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 500mg/mL Updated Report 2019-03-26 64460
PROLEUKIN NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Anticipated shortage 22000000UNIT Updated Report 2019-03-26 75155
ZOFRAN NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage 4MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 75937
LOPRESOR SR 100MG NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage 100MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 79064
VIGAMOX NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Resolved 0.5% Updated Report 2019-03-26 72680
NEVANAC NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage 0.1% Updated Report 2019-03-26 79161
TOBREX NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage 3MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 78252
MEZERA AVIR PHARMA INC Actual shortage 1G Updated Report 2019-03-26 68995
PRAMIPEXOLE SANIS HEALTH INC Actual shortage 1MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 60063
PRAMIPEXOLE SANIS HEALTH INC Actual shortage 0.5MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 58070

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
PRAMIPEXOLE SANIS HEALTH INC To be discontinued 1MG New Report 2019-03-26 79471
PRAMIPEXOLE SANIS HEALTH INC To be discontinued 0.5MG New Report 2019-03-26 79468
PRAMIPEXOLE SANIS HEALTH INC To be discontinued 0.25MG New Report 2019-03-26 79465
LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE 2% AND EPINEPHRINE 1:200000 INJECTION USP HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE ULC Discontinued 20MG 0.005MG New Report 2019-03-26 79455
LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE 2% AND EPINEPHRINE 1:100 000 INJECTION USP HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE ULC Discontinued 20MG 10MCG New Report 2019-03-26 79452