Drug Shortage Report for INTRON A

Last updated on 2017-08-23 History
Report ID 18477
Drug Identification Number 02223406
Brand name INTRON A
Common or Proper name interferon alfa-2b lyophilized powder
Company Name MERCK CANADA INC
Market Status MARKETED
Active Ingredient(s) WATER INTERFERON ALFA-2B
Strength(s) 1ML 10000000UNIT
Dosage form(s) LIQUID POWDER FOR SOLUTION
Route of administration INTRALESIONAL INTRAMUSCULAR INTRAVENOUS SUBCUTANEOUS
Packaging size 1X10MIU PWDER & DIL VIAL
ATC code L03AB
ATC description IMMUNOSTIMULANTS
Reason for shortage Demand increase for the drug.
Anticipated start date
Actual start date 2017-08-04
Estimated end date 2017-08-25
Actual end date 2017-08-22
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2017-08-23
Company comments Limited Quantities available / Quantités limitées disponibles
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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