Drug Shortage Report for SHINGRIX

Last updated on 2018-12-03
Report ID 59142
Drug Identification Number 02468425
Brand name SHINGRIX
Common or Proper name Herpes Zoster vaccine
Company Name GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC
Active Ingredient(s) VARICELLA-ZOSTER VIRUS GLYCOPROTEIN E ANTIGEN
Strength(s) 50MCG
Dosage form(s) SUSPENSION
Route of administration INTRAMUSCULAR
Packaging size 1's
ATC code J07
ATC description
Reason for shortage Other (Please describe in comments)
Anticipated start date
Actual start date 2018-08-24
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date
Shortage status Actual shortage
Updated date 2018-12-03
Company comments High demand for the drug coupled with the variable timing of supply shipments. Supply unavailable. Limited supply anticipated mid-December. Limited supply available of Shingrix 10s.
Health Canada comments
Company contact information 1-800-387-7374