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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 About & Resources Page.

A shortage means, in respect of a drug, a situation in which the manufacturer to whom a document was issued under subsection C.01.014.2(1) that sets out the drug identification number assigned for the drug is unable to meet the demand for the drug.

Below are the newest and most recently updated Shortage and Discontinuation reports.

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Shortage Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Date Updated View Report
MANERIX VALEANT CANADA LP/VALEANT CANADA S.E.C. Actual shortage 150MG Updated Report 2020-05-28 116054
LOPROX CREAM VALEANT CANADA LP/VALEANT CANADA S.E.C. Actual shortage 1% New Report 2020-05-28 116051
DELATESTRYL BAUSCH HEALTH, CANADA INC. Actual shortage 200MG New Report 2020-05-28 116048
TOPICORT OINTMENT BAUSCH HEALTH, CANADA INC. Actual shortage 0.25% New Report 2020-05-28 116045
JAMP-DONEPEZIL TABLETS JAMP PHARMA CORPORATION Actual shortage 10MG Updated Report 2020-05-28 96147
JAMP-CANDESARTAN JAMP PHARMA CORPORATION Actual shortage 8MG Updated Report 2020-05-28 96120
MINIMS PREDNISOLONE SODIUM PHOSPHATE 0.5% VALEANT CANADA LP/VALEANT CANADA S.E.C. Anticipated shortage 0.5% Updated Report 2020-05-28 104139
AIROMIR VALEANT CANADA LP/VALEANT CANADA S.E.C. Anticipated shortage 100MCG Updated Report 2020-05-28 113070
LIDEX VALEANT CANADA LP/VALEANT CANADA S.E.C. Resolved 0.05% Updated Report 2020-05-28 98655
ARISTOCORT R VALEANT CANADA LP/VALEANT CANADA S.E.C. Resolved 0.1% Updated Report 2020-05-28 96022

Discontinuation Reports

Brand name Company Name Status Strength Update Date Updated View Report
ENGERIX-B GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Discontinued 20MCG Updated Report 2020-05-27 100904
TARO-SIMVASTATIN SUN PHARMA CANADA INC Discontinued 20MG New Report 2020-05-27 115929
TARO-ATENOLOL SUN PHARMA CANADA INC Discontinued 100MG New Report 2020-05-27 115924
RAN-PREGABALIN RANBAXY PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC. Discontinued 300MG New Report 2020-05-27 115811
RAN-LISINOPRIL RANBAXY PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC. Discontinued 10MG New Report 2020-05-27 115806
RAN-LISINOPRIL RANBAXY PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC. Discontinued 5MG New Report 2020-05-27 115803
BELSOMRA MERCK CANADA INC Discontinued 20MG New Report 2020-05-15 115276
BELSOMRA MERCK CANADA INC Discontinued 15MG New Report 2020-05-15 115273
BELSOMRA MERCK CANADA INC Discontinued 10MG Updated Report 2020-05-15 115269
ACT DILTIAZEM T ACTAVIS PHARMA COMPANY Discontinued 300MG New Report 2020-05-14 115126