Drug Shortage Report for SABRIL

Last updated on 2024-03-27 History
Report ID 178697
Drug Identification Number 02065819
Brand name SABRIL
Common or Proper name vigabatrin tablet
Market Status MARKETED
Active Ingredient(s) VIGABATRIN
Strength(s) 500MG
Dosage form(s) TABLET
Route of administration ORAL ORAL
Packaging size Blister strips of 10 tablets in cartons containing 10 strips (100 tablets) and in bottles containing 100 tablets
ATC code N03AG
Reason for shortage Requirements related to complying with good manufacturing practices.
Anticipated start date 2023-03-31
Actual start date 2023-03-15
Estimated end date 2024-04-15
Actual end date 2024-03-26
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2024-03-27
Company comments Lundbeck Canada has ceased the sale of Sabril tablets as there may be an alternative available. To help mitigate the ongoing shortage, Health Canada is working with stakeholders to monitor the supply of tablets and has permitted the importation of foreign-authorized vigabatrin tablets. Please see Health Canada’s List of drugs for exceptional importation and sale for information related to the availability of alternative supply.
Health Canada comments
Tier 3 Status No
Contact Address SIX PARKWAY NORTH, SUITE 400
Company contact information 1-866-880-4636 canadamedicalinformation@lundbeck.com

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