Drug Shortage Report for OZEMPIC

Last updated on 2024-01-18 History
Report ID 202216
Drug Identification Number 02471469
Brand name OZEMPIC
Common or Proper name Ozempic
Company Name NOVO NORDISK CANADA INC
Market Status MARKETED
Active Ingredient(s) SEMAGLUTIDE
Strength(s) 1MG
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration SUBCUTANEOUS SUBCUTANEOUS
Packaging size 1
ATC code A10BJ
ATC description
Reason for shortage Demand increase for the drug.
Anticipated start date 2023-08-21
Actual start date
Estimated end date 2024-03-31
Actual end date 2024-01-17
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2024-01-18
Company comments Due to the combination of overall global supply constraints coupled with increased demand, Novo Nordisk Canada Inc. is experiencing continued temporary delays on the shipments and delivery of Ozempic®. While we continue to manufacture and ship Ozempic®, patients may experience delays. We are working hard to address this issue and taking all relevant actions to ensure a continuous supply of medicine to Canadian patients. We will continue to monitor wholesale orders for extreme exceptions above normal demand, ensuring equal access for our patients
Health Canada comments
Tier 3 Status Yes
Contact Address 101-2476 ARGENTIA ROAD
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO
CANADA L5N 6M1
Company contact information 1 800 465 4334

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