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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
VAQTA MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-02-24
SOLYSTAT PENDOPHARM DIVISION OF DE PHARMASCIENCE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-02-24
SINEMET CR 100/25 MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-02-24
RIVA-FLUVOX LABORATOIRE RIVA INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-02-24
RYTHMOL BGP PHARMA ULC Resolved Updated Report 2018-02-24
MYLAN-BUPRENORPHINE/NALOXONE MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-02-24
ISENTRESS MERCK CANADA INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-02-24
MARCAINE SPINAL PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-02-24
MAR-DOMPERIDONE MARCAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-02-24
CARNITOR LEADIANT BIOSCIENCES, INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-02-24

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
TAXOTERE SANOFI-AVENTIS CANADA INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-02-23
APO-SALVENT TABLETS - 2MG APOTEX INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-02-23
APO-SALVENT TABLETS - 4MG APOTEX INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-02-23
ANTI-NAUSEANT APOTEX INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-02-23
ANTI-NAUSEANT APOTEX INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-02-23