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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 Update Last updated
TETRABENAZINE TABLETS STERIMAX INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-06-23
STERILE WATER FOR INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-06-23
PRECEDEX PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-23
POSANOL MERCK CANADA INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-06-23
MYLAN-ZOLMITRIPTAN ODT MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-23
NEULEPTIL 5MG CAPSULES ERFA CANADA 2012 INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-06-23
NEULEPTIL 10MG CAPSULES ERFA CANADA 2012 INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-06-23
MYLAN-VENLAFAXINE XR MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-23
MINIMS TROPICAMIDE 1% VALEANT CANADA LP/VALEANT CANADA S.E.C. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-23
DILTIAZEM TZ PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-23

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
ACETAMINOPHENE 325TAB PRO DOC LIMITEE Discontinued Updated Report 2018-06-21
ACETAMINOPHENE 500TAB PRO DOC LIMITEE Discontinued Updated Report 2018-06-21
REOPRO JANSSEN INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-06-15
GD-VENLAFAXINE XR GENMED A DIVISION OF PFIZER CANADA INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-06-14
COACTIFED GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Discontinued New Report 2018-06-13