Drug Shortage Report for QUADRACEL

Last updated on 2017-10-05 History
Report ID 1317
Drug Identification Number 02230946
Brand name QUADRACEL
Common or Proper name Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed Combined with Inactivated Poliomyelitis Vaccine
Company Name SANOFI PASTEUR LIMITED
Active Ingredient(s) DIPHTHERIA TOXOID FILAMENTOUS HAEMAGGLUTININ FIMBRIAE INACTIVATED POLIOMYELITIS VACCINE (D.C.O.) TYPE 1 MAHONEY INACTIVATED POLIOMYELITIS VACCINE (D.C.O.) TYPE 2 MEF1 INACTIVATED POLIOMYELITIS VACCINE (D.C.O.) TYPE 3 SAUKETT PERTACTIN PERTUSSIS TOXOID TETANUS TOXOID
Strength(s) 15 LF / 0.5 ML 20 MCG / 0.5 ML 5 MCG / 0.5 ML 8 UNIT / 0.5 ML 3 MCG / 0.5 ML 20 MCG / 0.5 ML 5 LF / 0.5 ML
Dosage form(s) Suspension
Route of administration Intramuscular
Packaging size 5 x 0.5 mL vials / 5 fioles de 0,5 mL
ATC code J07CA
ATC description BACTERIAL AND VIRAL VACCINES, COMBINED
Reason for shortage Demand increase for the drug.
Anticipated start date 2015-05-31
Actual start date
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date
Shortage status Actual shortage
Updated date 2017-10-05
Company comments Supply status will be updated when more information becomes available. The impact that this shortage may have on availability may differ depending on the public immunization program offered in each province and territory. For more information on the potential impacts, if any, in your province or territory please contact your local public health department.
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 1755 STEELES AVENUE WEST
TORONTO, ONTARIO
CANADA M2R 3T4
Company contact information Customer Service/Service à la clientèle: 416-667-2611 or 1-800-268-4171 Vaccine Information Service/Service d'information sur les vaccins: 416-667-2779 or 1-888-621-1146

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