Drug Shortage Report for LOPRESOR 50MG

Last updated on 2018-01-09 History
Report ID 27902
Drug Identification Number 00397423
Brand name LOPRESOR 50MG
Common or Proper name LOPRESOR 50 MG TABS 100'S
Company Name NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC
Active Ingredient(s) METOPROLOL TARTRATE
Strength(s) 50MG
Dosage form(s) TABLET
Route of administration ORAL
Packaging size 100's
ATC code C07AB
ATC description BETA BLOCKING AGENTS
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2017-12-20
Actual start date 2017-12-17
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date 2017-12-17
Shortage status Avoided shortage
Updated date 2018-01-09
Company comments Product will be discontinued - Still available Lopresor 50mg Tabs 500's (item #1659)
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 385 BOUCHARD BLVD
DORVAL, QUEBEC
CANADA H9S 1A9
Company contact information customer.relations@novartis.com

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