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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
ASMANEX TWISTHALER MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-18
PNEUMOVAX 23 MERCK CANADA INC Anticipated shortage Updated Report 2018-06-18
DALACIN VAGINAL CREAM 20 MG PFIZER CANADA INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-06-18
ROPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-18
DOCETAXEL INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-06-18
INTEGRILIN MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-18
DOCETAXEL INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-06-18
MIDAZOLAM INJECTION PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-18
ROPIVACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-18
RECOMBIVAX HB -(ADULT DIALYSIS-PRESERVATIVE FREE) MERCK CANADA INC Anticipated shortage Updated Report 2018-06-18

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
REOPRO JANSSEN INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-06-15
GD-VENLAFAXINE XR GENMED A DIVISION OF PFIZER CANADA INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-06-14
COACTIFED GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Discontinued New Report 2018-06-13
RESCRIPTOR VIIV HEALTHCARE ULC To be discontinued Updated Report 2018-06-13
MYLAN-OMEPRAZOLE MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC To be discontinued Updated Report 2018-06-12