Drug Shortage Report for XYLOCAINE VISCOUS 2%

Last updated on 2018-09-25 History
Report ID 1053
Drug Identification Number 00001686
Brand name XYLOCAINE VISCOUS 2%
Common or Proper name lidocaine hydrochloride solution
Company Name ASTRAZENECA CANADA INC
Active Ingredient(s) LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Strength(s) 20MG
Dosage form(s) LIQUID
Route of administration ORAL TOPICAL
Packaging size 1x100mL
ATC code N01BB
ATC description ANESTHETICS, LOCAL
Reason for shortage Shortage of an inactive ingredient or component.
Anticipated start date 2016-07-07
Actual start date 2016-07-07
Estimated end date
Actual end date 2018-09-24
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2018-09-25
Company comments AstraZeneca Canada Inc. has transferred the marketing authorization to Aspen Pharmacare Canada Inc. as of July 12, 2018. The drug shortage for Xylocaine Viscous will be posted by Aspen Pharmacare Canada Inc.
Health Canada comments
Company contact information Please contact AstraZeneca Canada Medical Information for any specific questions at 1-800-668-6000 (EN) or 1-800-461-3787 (FR) or by email: medinfo.canada@astrazeneca.com.

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