Drug Shortage Report for HYDREA CAP 500MG

Last updated on 2018-03-16
Report ID 37624
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 1 BTL x 100
ATC code L01XX
ATC description OTHER ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS
Reason for shortage Demand increase for the drug.
Anticipated start date
Actual start date 2018-01-24
Estimated end date 2018-03-16
Actual end date 2018-02-09
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2018-03-16
Company comments The generic has been on back order since Aug. 2017. Currently we are only shipping stock for urgent need.
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