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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
AVAXIM SANOFI PASTEUR LIMITED Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-05-19
IMOGAM RABIES PASTEURIZED SANOFI PASTEUR LIMITED Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-19
ZOVIRAX VALEANT CANADA LP/VALEANT CANADA S.E.C. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-19
VALACYCLOVIR SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-19
TOPIRAMATE SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-19
SOLU-CORTEF 100 MG ACT-O-VIAL PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-19
PREGABALIN SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-19
PMS HYDROMORPHONE SIROP 1MG/ML PHARMASCIENCE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-19
MYLAN-BUPROPION XL MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-19
METOPROLOL-L SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-19

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
PMS-AZITHROMYCIN PHARMASCIENCE INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-05-18
PROSTIN F2 ALPHA PFIZER CANADA INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-05-10
TECHNIVIE ABBVIE CORPORATION Discontinued Updated Report 2018-05-07
MODERIBA ABBVIE CORPORATION Discontinued Updated Report 2018-05-07
APO-TELMISARTAN/HCTZ APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-05-07