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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
VANCOMYCIN HYDROCHLORIDE FOR INJECTION, USP PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-26
YAZ PLUS BAYER INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-26
VANCOMYCIN HYDROCHLORIDE FOR INJECTION, USP SANDOZ CANADA INCORPORATED Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-26
PMS-TOPIRAMATE PHARMASCIENCE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-26
MYLAN-BUPROPION XL MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-26
MYLAN-ATENOLOL MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-26
MYLAN-VERAPAMIL MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-26
KADIAN BGP PHARMA ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-26
LAMICTAL GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-26
ERWINASE JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS FRANCE SAS Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-26

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
UROLOGIC G FOR IRRIGATION ICU MEDICAL CANADA INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-05-24
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