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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
MAXITROL NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-12-11 67487
ILEVRO NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-12-11 58947
TOBREX NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-12-11 69257
VOLTAREN OPHTHA NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-12-11 44015
TWINRIX JUNIOR GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-12-11 48544
TWINRIX GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-12-11 62029
HAVRIX 720 JUNIOR GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-12-11 45127
PMS-DULOXETINE PHARMASCIENCE INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-12-11 69246
PMS-RISEDRONATE PHARMASCIENCE INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-12-11 69240
PMS-ZOLMITRIPTAN PHARMASCIENCE INC Anticipated shortage Updated Report 2018-12-11 69236

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated View Report
PMS-LOSARTAN-HCTZ PHARMASCIENCE INC Discontinued New Report 2018-12-11 69243
ERYTHRO-ES AA PHARMA INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-12-08 68904
ACT VALSARTAN ACTAVIS PHARMA COMPANY Discontinued Updated Report 2018-12-07 65278
APO-SOTALOL 80MG TABLETS APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-12-07 4936
APO-GEMFIBROZIL CAP 300MG USP APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-12-07 4920