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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 Strength Update Last updated View Report
JANUMET MERCK CANADA INC Anticipated shortage 850MG 50MG Updated Report 2019-01-20 71317
POSANOL MERCK CANADA INC Anticipated shortage 40MG Updated Report 2019-01-20 68737
XYLOCAINE 2% ASPEN PHARMACARE CANADA INC. Actual shortage 20MG Updated Report 2019-01-19 72785
RIVA-ESCITALOPRAM LABORATOIRE RIVA INC Resolved 10MG Updated Report 2019-01-19 12400
RIVA-ESCITALOPRAM LABORATOIRE RIVA INC Resolved 20MG Updated Report 2019-01-19 12403
HAVRIX - SUS IM 1440 ELISA UNITS/ML GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Resolved 1440UNIT Updated Report 2019-01-19 70161
KETOROLAC TROMETHAMINE INJECTION, USP FRESENIUS KABI CANADA LTD Resolved 30MG Updated Report 2019-01-19 71575
PMS-NIFEDIPINE ER PHARMASCIENCE INC Actual shortage 30MG Updated Report 2019-01-19 72629
FLUOXETINE SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Resolved 20MG Updated Report 2019-01-19 61375
FUCIDIN OINTMENT 2% LEO PHARMA INC Resolved 2% Updated Report 2019-01-19 66890

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
CIPRO BAYER INC Discontinued 750MG Updated Report 2019-01-18 32233
APO-TOLTERODINE APOTEX INC Discontinued 1MG Updated Report 2019-01-17 60822
ACET CODEINE 60 PHARMASCIENCE INC Discontinued 300MG 60MG Updated Report 2019-01-17 72608
KEYTRUDA MERCK CANADA INC To be discontinued 50MG New Report 2019-01-16 72658
ETODOLAC AA PHARMA INC Discontinued 200MG Updated Report 2019-01-15 70188