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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
ALOMIDE NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-06-19
VOLTAREN OPHTHA NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-19
VOLTAREN OPHTHA NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-19
PATANOL NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-06-19
4% ASTRACAINE DENTAL WITH EPINEPHRINE 1:200,000 (0.005MG/ML) DENTSPLY CANADA LIMITED Resolved Updated Report 2018-06-19
NUTRINEAL PD4 BAXTER CORPORATION Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-19
PANTOPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM ALTIUS HEALTHCARE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-19
MAVIK BGP PHARMA ULC Anticipated shortage Updated Report 2018-06-19
MYLAN-TADALAFIL MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-19
MYLAN-TADALAFIL MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-06-19

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