Drug Shortage Report for VEPESID

Last updated on 2019-03-04
Report ID 70228
Drug Identification Number 00616192
Brand name VEPESID
Common or Proper name Etoposide
Company Name BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CANADA
Active Ingredient(s) ETOPOSIDE
Strength(s) 50MG
Dosage form(s) CAPSULE
Route of administration ORAL
Packaging size 1 BTL x 20
ATC code L01CB
ATC description PLANT ALKALOIDS AND OTHER NATURAL PRODUCTS
Reason for shortage Delay in shipping of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2019-06-10
Actual start date
Estimated end date 2019-06-10
Actual end date
Shortage status Anticipated shortage
Updated date 2019-03-04
Company comments Stock is being allocated. Generics on back order for Etoposide IV has increased demand for Vepesid capsules.
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 2344 BOUL. ALFRED-NOBEL, SUITE 300
MONTRÉAL (ST-LAURENT), QUEBEC
CANADA H4S 0A4
Company contact information For more information please contact the Customer Service Desk at 1-800-267-0005