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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
M-ESLON ETHYPHARM INC Anticipated shortage 100MG Updated Report 2019-02-15 76042
NXSTAGE PUREFLOW DIALYSATE CONCENTRATE (SAK 303) NXSTAGE MEDICAL INC Actual shortage 176.5G 23.1G 2.13G 4.63G 1.57G 116.6G Updated Report 2019-02-15 68413
NXSTAGE PUREFLOW DIALYSATE CONCENTRATE (SAK 305) NXSTAGE MEDICAL INC Actual shortage 176.5G 23.1G 2.13G 4.63G 1.57G 116.6G Updated Report 2019-02-15 68419
NXSTAGE PUREFLOW SOLUTION RFP-209-CAN NXSTAGE MEDICAL INC Actual shortage 8.408G 1.1G 0.102G 0.221G 0.15G 5.552G New Report 2019-02-15 76025
PLASMA-LYTE A INJECTION BAXTER CORPORATION Anticipated shortage 368MG 30MG 37MG 526MG 502MG Updated Report 2019-02-15 76031
DEXTROSE 5% INJECTION, USP BAXTER CORPORATION Anticipated shortage 5G New Report 2019-02-15 76027
SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.9% INJ 900MG/100ML USP BAXTER CORPORATION Anticipated shortage 900MG New Report 2019-02-15 76022
SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.9% INJ 900MG/100ML USP BAXTER CORPORATION Anticipated shortage 900MG New Report 2019-02-15 76018
SERTRALINE SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Anticipated shortage 100MG Updated Report 2019-02-15 76016
SODIUM CHLORIDE 0.9% INJ 900MG/100ML USP BAXTER CORPORATION Anticipated shortage 900MG New Report 2019-02-15 76013

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
METOPROLOL-L SIVEM PHARMACEUTICALS ULC To be discontinued 25MG Updated Report 2019-02-15 70953
ADLYXINE SANOFI-AVENTIS CANADA INC Discontinued 0.05MG 0.1MG New Report 2019-02-15 75803
GONAL-F EMD SERONO A DIVISION OF EMD INC CANADA To be discontinued 33MCG New Report 2019-02-15 75734
GONAL-F EMD SERONO A DIVISION OF EMD INC CANADA To be discontinued 77MCG New Report 2019-02-15 75742
APO-DICLOFENAC OPHTHALMIC APOTEX INC Discontinued 0.1% Updated Report 2019-02-13 60426