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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
MYLERAN ASPEN PHARMACARE CANADA INC. Anticipated shortage New Report 2018-04-25
IMURAN ASPEN PHARMACARE CANADA INC. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-25
QUININE - ODAN ODAN LABORATORIES LTD Avoided shortage Updated Report 2018-04-25
STERILE WATER FOR INJECTION USP TELIGENT OU Resolved Updated Report 2018-04-25
SEPTRA INJECTION ASPEN PHARMACARE CANADA INC. Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-25
MYLAN-ACYCLOVIR MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-25
PRO-NAPROXEN EC - 375 PRO DOC LIMITEE Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-25
MAR-GABAPENTIN MARCAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-04-25
MAR-GABAPENTIN MARCAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-04-25
METHOTREXATE INJECTION USP PFIZER CANADA INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-04-25

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
QUININE - ODAN ODAN LABORATORIES LTD To be discontinued New Report 2018-04-25
MEPERIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION USP ICU MEDICAL CANADA INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-04-23
MYLAN-MELOXICAM MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC To be discontinued Updated Report 2018-04-21
PMS-AMOXICILLIN PHARMASCIENCE INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-04-21
PMS-CARBAMAZEPINE-CR PHARMASCIENCE INC To be discontinued New Report 2018-04-20