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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 Strength Update Last updated View Report
ZERIT - CAP 20MG BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CANADA Actual shortage 20MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 55662
OLMETEC MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage 20MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 78421
OLMETEC PLUS MERCK CANADA INC Actual shortage 25MG 40MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 78424
NEVANAC NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Actual shortage 0.1% Updated Report 2019-03-26 79161
AURO-VENLAFAXINE XR AURO PHARMA INC Actual shortage 37.5MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 79198
DEPO-PROVERA STERILE AQUEOUS SUSPENSION 150 MG/ML PFIZER CANADA ULC Actual shortage 150MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 79397
PRO-RAMIPRIL - 1.25 PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage 1.25MG Updated Report 2019-03-25 78927
ANASTROZOLE PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage 1MG Updated Report 2019-03-25 66394
SERTRALINE SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage 50MG Updated Report 2019-03-25 74341
SERTRALINE SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage 25MG Updated Report 2019-03-25 75420

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
ATASOL 30 CHURCH & DWIGHT CANADA CORP Discontinued 325MG 30MG 30MG Updated Report 2019-03-26 65205
DEPO-PROVERA STERILE AQUEOUS SUSPENSION 50 MG/ML PFIZER CANADA ULC To be discontinued 50MG New Report 2019-03-25 79400
LOPRESOR 50MG NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC Discontinued 50MG Updated Report 2019-03-20 35419
ROSUVASTATIN-20 SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Discontinued 20MG Updated Report 2019-03-18 73727
TRACE ELEMENTS INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA ULC Discontinued 6.0MCG 0.42MG 1.67MG 0.37MG Updated Report 2019-03-13 63474