Drug Shortage Report for NIASPAN

Last updated on 2017-10-05 History
Report ID 4036
Drug Identification Number 02262347
Brand name NIASPAN
Common or Proper name Extended-release niacin
Company Name SUNOVION PHARMACEUTICALS CANADA INC
Active Ingredient(s) NICOTINIC ACID
Strength(s) 500MG
Dosage form(s) TABLET (EXTENDED-RELEASE)
Route of administration ORAL
Packaging size 30
ATC code C10AD
ATC description LIPID MODIFYING AGENTS, PLAIN
Reason for shortage Other (Please describe in comments)
Anticipated start date 2016-09-28
Actual start date
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date 2017-03-31
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2017-10-05
Company comments This product was discontinued on March 31, 2017. Please note that NIASPAN FCT® (extended-release film coated tablets) 500 mg and 1000 mg will remain on the market.
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 7025 LANGER DRIVE, SUITE 301
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO
CANADA L5N 0E8
Company contact information Tel 1-866-260-6291 Website: www.sunovion.ca

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