Drug Shortage Report for ALVESCO

Last updated on 2018-10-23
Report ID 59166
Drug Identification Number 02285614
Brand name ALVESCO
Common or Proper name ciclesonide
Company Name ASTRAZENECA CANADA INC
Active Ingredient(s) CICLESONIDE
Strength(s) 200MCG
Dosage form(s) AEROSOL, METERED DOSE
Route of administration INHALATION
Packaging size 30 doses
ATC code R03BA
ATC description OTHER DRUGS FOR OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASES, INHALANTS
Reason for shortage Shortage of an inactive ingredient or component.
Anticipated start date 2018-09-01
Actual start date 2018-09-01
Estimated end date 2018-11-01
Actual end date 2018-10-22
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2018-10-22
Company comments
Health Canada comments
Company contact information Please contact AstraZeneca Canada Medical Information for any specific questions at 1-800-668-6000 (EN) or 1-800-461-3787 (FR) or by email: medinfo.canada@astrazeneca.com.