Drug Shortage Report for TOBRAMYCIN INJECTION

Last updated on 2018-11-08
Report ID 66481
Drug Identification Number 02230640
Brand name TOBRAMYCIN INJECTION
Common or Proper name Tobramycin for Injection
Company Name FRESENIUS KABI CANADA LTD
Active Ingredient(s) TOBRAMYCIN
Strength(s) 40MG
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration INTRAMUSCULAR INTRAVENOUS
Packaging size 2 mL
ATC code J01GB
ATC description AMINOGLYCOSIDE ANTIBACTERIALS
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2018-11-26
Actual start date
Estimated end date 2018-12-21
Actual end date
Shortage status Anticipated shortage
Updated date 2018-11-08
Company comments Sandoz is an alternate supplier of Tobramycin for Injection 40 mg/mL 2 mL and has confirmed they are able to supply the market during our shortage.
Health Canada comments
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