Drug Shortage Report for ATACAND TAB 8MG

Last updated on 2019-02-05
Report ID 71981
Drug Identification Number 02239091
Brand name ATACAND TAB 8MG
Common or Proper name candesartan cilexetil tablets
Company Name ASTRAZENECA CANADA INC
Active Ingredient(s) CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL
Strength(s) 8MG
Dosage form(s) TABLET
Route of administration ORAL
Packaging size 2 x 15 tablet blister
ATC code C09CA
ATC description ANGIOTENSIN II ANTAGONISTS, PLAIN
Reason for shortage Other (Please describe in comments)
Anticipated start date 2019-01-21
Actual start date
Estimated end date 2019-02-28
Actual end date
Shortage status Actual shortage
Updated date 2019-02-05
Company comments Fulfilling additional Health Canada requests.
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.