Drug Shortage Report for ALCAINE

Last updated on 2019-04-16 History
Report ID 78597
Drug Identification Number 00035076
Brand name ALCAINE
Common or Proper name PROPARACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Company Name ALCON CANADA INC
Active Ingredient(s) PROXYMETACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Strength(s) 0.5%
Dosage form(s) DROPS
Route of administration OPHTHALMIC
Packaging size 15 mL
ATC code S01HA
ATC description LOCAL ANESTHETICS
Reason for shortage Shortage of an inactive ingredient or component.
Anticipated start date 2019-03-01
Actual start date 2019-03-01
Estimated end date 2019-04-01
Actual end date 2019-04-15
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2019-04-16
Company comments
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 2665 MEADOWPINE BLVD
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO
CANADA L5N 8C7
Company contact information

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