Drug Shortage Report for ALKERAN

Last updated on 2020-07-31 History
Report ID 118933
Drug Identification Number 02087286
Brand name ALKERAN
Common or Proper name Alkeran Injection / Melphalan
Company Name ASPEN PHARMACARE CANADA INC.
Market Status MARKETED
Active Ingredient(s) MELPHALAN BUFFER SOLUTION
Strength(s) 50MG 10ML
Dosage form(s) KIT POWDER FOR SOLUTION SOLUTION
Route of administration INTRAVENOUS INTRA-ARTERIAL INTRA-ARTERIAL INTRAVENOUS
Packaging size 1 vial
ATC code L01AA
ATC description ALKYLATINGAGENTS
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2021-02-01
Actual start date
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date
Shortage status Anticipated shortage
Updated date 2020-07-31
Company comments
Health Canada comments
Contact Address UNIT 8, 1155 NORTH SERVICE ROAD WEST
OAKVILLE, ONTARIO
CANADA L6M 3E3
Company contact information

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