Drug Report History

Return to report

Below you will find the report version history. When a report is updated, a new version of the report is created. The report history allows you to see the changes between versions. You can select two versions of the report to compare. The fields that were changed between versions will be highlighted in yellow.

The translation of reports creates two separate versions which is why some reports may not seem to have any differences. In this case, only the language field below will be highlighted in yellow.

Version v9-FR Version v8-EN
Language French English
Date Updated 2019-07-24 2019-07-24
Drug Identification Number 02309254 02309254
Brand name NIASPAN FCT NIASPAN FCT
Common or Proper name Extended-release niacin Extended-release niacin
Company Name SUNOVION PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC SUNOVION PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC
Ingredients NICOTINIC ACID NICOTINIC ACID
Strength(s) 500MG 500MG
Dosage form(s) TABLET (EXTENDED-RELEASE) TABLET (EXTENDED-RELEASE)
Route of administration ORAL ORAL
Packaging size 90 90
ATC code C10AD C10AD
ATC description LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS, PLAIN LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS, PLAIN
Reason for shortage Other (Please describe in comments) Other (Please describe in comments)
Anticipated start date
Actual start date 2019-03-29 2019-03-29
Estimated end date Unknown Unknown
Actual end date 2019-07-22 2019-07-22
Shortage status Resolved Resolved
Company comments The product was discontinued on Jul. 22, 2019. The product was discontinued on Jul. 22, 2019.
Health Canada comments