Drug Shortage Report for APO-METFORMIN ER

Last updated on 2021-05-03 History
Report ID 100281
Drug Identification Number 02460653
Brand name APO-METFORMIN ER
Common or Proper name METFORMIN
Company Name APOTEX INC
Market Status MARKETED
Active Ingredient(s) METFORMIN HYDROCHLORIDE
Strength(s) 1000MG
Dosage form(s) TABLET (EXTENDED-RELEASE)
Route of administration ORAL
Packaging size 100 BTL
ATC code A10BA
ATC description BLOOD GLUCOSE LOWERING DRUGS, EXCL. INSULINS
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date
Actual start date 2019-12-02
Estimated end date
Actual end date 2020-03-27
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2021-05-03
Company comments
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 150 SIGNET DRIVE
TORONTO, ONTARIO
CANADA M9L 1T9
Company contact information Apotex Customer Service - 1-877-427-6839

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