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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.

Drug pills

Shortage Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
ORCIPRENALINE AA PHARMA INC Resolved 2MG Updated Report 2019-02-23 72030
PREVACID FASTAB TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICALS AMERICA INC Actual shortage 30MG Updated Report 2019-02-23 74058
TARO-BENZOYL PEROXIDE / CLINDAMYCIN KIT TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Resolved 5% 1% Updated Report 2019-02-23 74729
TRANEXAMIC ACID TABLETS STERIMAX INC Resolved 500MG Updated Report 2019-02-23 75140
PREGNYL MERCK CANADA INC Resolved 10000UNIT 10ML Updated Report 2019-02-23 75371
TECTA TAKEDA CANADA INC Actual shortage 40MG Updated Report 2019-02-23 76478
TARO-TRAMADOL ER TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage 300MG Updated Report 2019-02-23 76682
BACTERIOSTATIC WATER FOR INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 100% Updated Report 2019-02-23 62373
MYLAN-DIVALPROEX MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage 250MG Updated Report 2019-02-23 75951
EPINEPHRINE INJECTION TELIGENT OU Actual shortage 1MG Updated Report 2019-02-23 76329

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
RANITIDINE SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC To be discontinued 300MG Updated Report 2019-02-22 69784
RANITIDINE SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC To be discontinued 150MG Updated Report 2019-02-22 70956
SAIZEN 10IU - KIT EMD SERONO A DIVISION OF EMD INC CANADA Discontinued 5ML 3.3MG Updated Report 2019-02-22 67048
APO-CEPHALEX APOTEX INC Discontinued 250MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 60370
APO-CEFPROZIL APOTEX INC Discontinued 250MG Updated Report 2019-02-21 71195