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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
APO-METHYLPHENIDATE ER APOTEX INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-24
APO-ATOMOXETINE APOTEX INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-24
APO-ALENDRONATE APOTEX INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-24
APO-CLONAZEPAM - TAB 0.5MG APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-24
APO-CLONAZEPAM - TAB 0.5MG APOTEX INC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-24
APO-ACYCLOVIR - TAB 400MG APOTEX INC Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-24
MYLAN-NIFEDIPINE EXTENDED RELEASE MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS ULC Actual shortage Updated Report 2018-05-24
MIDAZOLAM INJECTION FRESENIUS KABI CANADA LTD Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-24
MIDAZOLAM INJECTION FRESENIUS KABI CANADA LTD Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-24
CEFTRIAXONE FOR INJECTION FRESENIUS KABI CANADA LTD Resolved Updated Report 2018-05-24

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Update Last updated
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
APO-TELMISARTAN/HCTZ APOTEX INC Discontinued Updated Report 2018-05-07