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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 View Report
RAN-SIMVASTATIN RANBAXY PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-18 58716
RAN-VENLAFAXINE XR RANBAXY PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-18 11207
RAN-PRAVASTATIN RANBAXY PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-18 16334
RAN-VALSARTAN RANBAXY PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-18 1500
RAN-VALSARTAN RANBAXY PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-18 9297
BAXEDIN 2% - 70% OMEGA LABORATORIES LTD Resolved Updated Report 2018-09-18 56198
SODIUM ACETATE-OMEGA OMEGA LABORATORIES LTD Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-09-18 61485
THIAMIJECT INJECTION - LIQ IM IV 100MG/ML OMEGA LABORATORIES LTD Resolved Updated Report 2018-09-18 52928
ELTROXIN ASPEN PHARMACARE CANADA INC. Resolved Updated Report 2018-09-18 56097
PRO-AMIODARONE - 200 PRO DOC LIMITEE Anticipated shortage Updated Report 2018-09-18 61738

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated View Report
SECTRAL SANOFI-AVENTIS CANADA INC To be discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-17 61609
DOCUSATE SODIUM CAPSULES APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-15 40738
APO-ZOLMITRIPTAN APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-15 60864
APO-ZOLMITRIPTAN RAPID APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-15 60867
APO-VORICONAZOLE APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-09-15 60858