Drug Shortage Report for MENOMUNE-A/C/Y/W-135

Last updated on 2017-03-30 History
Report ID 1394
Drug Identification Number 01959018
Brand name MENOMUNE-A/C/Y/W-135
Common or Proper name Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine, Groups A, C, Y and W-135 Combined
Company Name SANOFI PASTEUR LIMITED
Active Ingredient(s) MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE ANTIGEN GROUP A MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE ANTIGEN GROUP C MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE ANTIGEN GROUP W-135 MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE ANTIGEN GROUP Y
Strength(s) 50 MCG / 0.5 ML 50 MCG / 0.5 ML 50 MCG / 0.5 ML 50 MCG / 0.5 ML
Dosage form(s) Kit, Powder For Solution
Route of administration Subcutaneous
Packaging size 1 x 0.5 mL vial plus 1 x 0.6 mL diluent / 1 flacon de 1 dose de 0,5 mL et 1 flacon de 0,6 mL de diluant
ATC code J07AH
ATC description BACTERIAL VACCINES
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2015-02-13
Actual start date 2015-02-13
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date 2017-03-29
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2017-03-30
Company comments Sanofi Pasteur has decided to discontinue the global supply production and commercialization of MENOMUNE®, its polysaccharide meningococcal vaccine. There is currently no remaining supply. 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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