Drug Shortage Report for PNEUMOVAX 23

Last updated on 2021-09-14 History
Report ID 136392
Drug Identification Number 02436442
Brand name PNEUMOVAX 23
Common or Proper name Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Serotypes
Company Name MERCK CANADA INC
Market Status MARKETED
Active Ingredient(s) PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 14 PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 18C PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 19F PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 23F PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 4 PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 6B PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 9V PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 3 PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 5 PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 7F PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 1 PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 2 PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 8 PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 9N PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 10A PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 11A PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 12F PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 15B PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 17F PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 19A PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 20 PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 22F PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE SEROTYPE 33F
Strength(s) 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG 25MCG
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration INTRAMUSCULAR SUBCUTANEOUS
Packaging size 0.5ML 1DOSE SYRINGE
ATC code J07AL
ATC description BACTERIAL VACCINES
Reason for shortage Demand increase for the drug.
Anticipated start date 2021-04-01
Actual start date 2021-04-01
Estimated end date 2021-12-31
Actual end date 2021-09-13
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2021-09-14
Company comments Doses in inventory are reserved for the public immunization program.
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 16750 ROUTE TRANSCANADIENNE
KIRKLAND, QUEBEC
CANADA H9H 4M7
Company contact information 1-800-567-2594 medinfocanada@merck.com

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