Drug Shortage Report for PRIMAXIN 500

Last updated on 2021-04-07 History
Report ID 137120
Drug Identification Number 00717282
Brand name PRIMAXIN 500
Common or Proper name imipenem and cilastatin sodium for injection
Company Name MERCK CANADA INC
Market Status MARKETED
Active Ingredient(s) IMIPENEM CILASTATIN
Strength(s) 500MG 500MG
Dosage form(s) POWDER FOR SOLUTION
Route of administration INTRAVENOUS INTRAVENOUS
Packaging size 25 vial
ATC code J01DH
ATC description OTHER BETA-LACTAM ANTIBACTERIALS
Reason for shortage Delay in shipping of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2021-04-19
Actual start date
Estimated end date 2021-04-30
Actual end date
Shortage status Anticipated shortage
Updated date 2021-04-07
Company comments
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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