Drug Shortage Report for ALVESCO

Last updated on 2018-10-12
Report ID 62170
Drug Identification Number 02285606
Brand name ALVESCO
Common or Proper name ciclesonide
Company Name ASTRAZENECA CANADA INC
Active Ingredient(s) CICLESONIDE
Strength(s) 100MCG
Dosage form(s) AEROSOL, METERED DOSE
Route of administration INHALATION
Packaging size 120 doses
ATC code R03BA
ATC description OTHER DRUGS FOR OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASES, INHALANTS
Reason for shortage Demand increase for the drug.
Anticipated start date
Actual start date 2018-09-19
Estimated end date 2018-10-31
Actual end date 2018-10-10
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2018-10-12
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.