Drug Shortage Report for HYDREA CAP 500MG

Last updated on 2018-04-19
Report ID 32737
Drug Identification Number 00465283
Brand name HYDREA CAP 500MG
Common or Proper name Hydroxyurea
Company Name BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CANADA
Active Ingredient(s) HYDROXYUREA
Strength(s) 500MG
Dosage form(s) CAPSULE
Route of administration ORAL
Packaging size 1BTL x 100
ATC code L01XX
ATC description OTHER ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS
Reason for shortage Demand increase for the drug.
Anticipated start date
Actual start date 2018-02-26
Estimated end date
Actual end date 2018-04-18
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2018-04-18
Company comments Due to the generic back order demand was higher for our product. Stock being allocated until the new lot is available mid-April 2018.
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 2344 BOUL. ALFRED-NOBEL, SUITE 300
MONTRÉAL (ST-LAURENT), QUEBEC
CANADA H4S 0A4
Company contact information For more information please contact the Customer Service Desk at 1-800-267-0005