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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
APO-CILAZAPRIL APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-24
APO-CABERGOLINE APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-24
ALYSENA 21 APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-24
APO-QUETIAPINE APOTEX INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-04-24
APO-LANSOPRAZOLE APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-24
APO-GABAPENTIN CAPSULES APOTEX INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-04-24
APO SULFATRIM TAB APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-24
ZITHROMAX - PWS ORL 100MG/5ML PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-24
APO HYDRO TAB 50MG APOTEX INC Actual shortage New Report 2018-04-24
BIO-LOSARTAN BIOMED PHARMA Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-24

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
MEPERIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION USP ICU MEDICAL CANADA INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-04-23
MYLAN-MELOXICAM MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC To be discontinued Updated Report 2018-04-21
PMS-AMOXICILLIN PHARMASCIENCE INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-04-21
PMS-CARBAMAZEPINE-CR PHARMASCIENCE INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-04-20
FLONASE - AEM-SUS NAS 50MCG/MD GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-04-20