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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
SANDOZ COLCHICINE SANDOZ CANADA INCORPORATED Actual shortage 0.6MG New Report 2019-01-18 72994
FOSRENOL SHIRE PHARMA CANADA ULC Anticipated shortage 500MG Updated Report 2019-01-18 72349
TARO-CLINDAMYCIN/BENZOYL PEROXIDE GEL TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage 5% 1% New Report 2019-01-18 72989
NYADERM CRM 100000UNIT/GM TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage 100000UNIT New Report 2019-01-18 72986
TRIPLE ANTIBIOTIC OINTMENT TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage 500UNIT 10000UNIT 0.25MG New Report 2019-01-18 72983
TARO-TRAMADOL ER TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage 200MG New Report 2019-01-18 72980
TARO-TRAMADOL ER TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage 300MG Updated Report 2019-01-18 64422
CLOTRIMADERM CREAM 1% TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage 1% Updated Report 2019-01-18 27985
TARO-CICLOPIROX TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage 8% Updated Report 2019-01-18 52557
TARO-ANASTROZOLE TARO PHARMACEUTICALS INC Actual shortage 1MG Updated Report 2019-01-18 19790

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Last updated View Report
CIPRO BAYER INC Discontinued 750MG Updated Report 2019-01-18 32233
APO-TOLTERODINE APOTEX INC Discontinued 1MG Updated Report 2019-01-17 60822
ACET CODEINE 60 PHARMASCIENCE INC Discontinued 300MG 60MG Updated Report 2019-01-17 72608
KEYTRUDA MERCK CANADA INC To be discontinued 50MG New Report 2019-01-16 72658
ETODOLAC AA PHARMA INC Discontinued 200MG Updated Report 2019-01-15 70188