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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
SINGULAIR MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
TORADOL AA PHARMA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
REPAGLINIDE PRO DOC LIMITEE Resolved Updated Report 2018-07-20
PMS-CLOPIDOGREL PHARMASCIENCE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
MYLAN-NIFEDIPINE EXTENDED RELEASE MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
METHOTREXATE INJECTION BP ACCORD HEALTHCARE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
KETOROLAC AA PHARMA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
DIFICID MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-20
NIMOTOP BAYER INC Anticipated shortage Updated Report 2018-07-19
ELTROXIN ASPEN PHARMACARE CANADA INC. Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-07-19

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
TELMISARTAN PHARMASCIENCE INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-07-19
APO-FENTANYL MATRIX APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-17
APO-FENTANYL MATRIX APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-17
APO-IRBESARTAN/HCTZ APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-17
APO-IRBESARTAN/HCTZ APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-17