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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
PMS-LAMOTRIGINE PHARMASCIENCE INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-16
EFUDEX CRM 5% VALEANT CANADA LP/VALEANT CANADA S.E.C. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-16
APO-IRBESARTAN APOTEX INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-07-15
APO-LOSARTAN/HCTZ APOTEX INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-07-15
APO-LOSARTAN/HCTZ APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-07-15
APO-OLMESARTAN APOTEX INC Anticipated shortage Updated Report 2018-07-15
APO-TELMISARTAN APOTEX INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-07-15
APO-TELMISARTAN APOTEX INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-07-15
APO-IRBESARTAN APOTEX INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-07-15
APO-IRBESARTAN APOTEX INC Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-07-15

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
SODIUM AUROTHIOMALATE INJECTION BP SANDOZ CANADA INCORPORATED Discontinued New Report 2018-07-13
PMS-AMOXICILLIN PHARMASCIENCE INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-07-13
GD-VENLAFAXINE XR GENMED A DIVISION OF PFIZER CANADA INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-13
GD-VENLAFAXINE XR GENMED A DIVISION OF PFIZER CANADA INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-13
AZITHROMYCIN FOR INJECTION, USP HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE CORPORATION To be discontinued Updated Report 2018-07-12