Drug Shortage Report for VANCOMYCIN HYDROCHLORIDE FOR INJECTION, USP

Last updated on 2017-10-21 History
Report ID 10648
Drug Identification Number 02378345
Brand name VANCOMYCIN HYDROCHLORIDE FOR INJECTION, USP
Common or Proper name Vancomycin HCL
Company Name PFIZER CANADA ULC
Active Ingredient(s) VANCOMYCIN
Strength(s) 10G
Dosage form(s) POWDER FOR SOLUTION
Route of administration INTRAVENOUS
Packaging size 1 x 10g
ATC code J01XA
ATC description OTHER ANTIBACTERIALS
Reason for shortage Other (Please describe in comments)
Anticipated start date 2017-06-01
Actual start date
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date 2017-10-20
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2017-10-21
Company comments Product importation is currently on hold in accordance with new Health Canada terms and conditions related to its manufacturing site of origin. This importation hold is on future lots and does not impact any existing inventories or those already distributed on the market. The inventory on hand remains available and will be allocated to customers based on their monthly average order quantity. Alternate suppliers have been contacted in order to minimize potential supply disruptions. EXPIRY DATE: September 1st, 2017 Short dated product will remain available until August 15th, 2017. **Vancomycin HCL 5g is available with an EXPIRY DATE of October 1st, 2017**
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 17300 TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY
KIRKLAND, QUEBEC
CANADA H9J 2M5
Company contact information Customer Service / service à la clientèle : 1-888-999-8750 Email / courriel: PharmaCustomerServiceDept@pfizer.com

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