Drug Shortage Report for RIFADIN

Last updated on 2020-01-14 History
Report ID 79293
Drug Identification Number 02091887
Brand name RIFADIN
Common or Proper name Rifadin 150mg
Company Name SANOFI-AVENTIS CANADA INC
Active Ingredient(s) RIFAMPIN
Strength(s) 150MG
Dosage form(s) CAPSULE
Route of administration ORAL
Packaging size 100
ATC code J04AB
ATC description DRUGS FOR TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS
Reason for shortage Other (Please describe in comments)
Anticipated start date 2019-06-28
Actual start date 2019-07-03
Estimated end date Unknown
Actual end date
Shortage status Actual shortage
Updated date 2020-01-14
Company comments The shortage is due to a production delay and an increase in demand. Sanofi is working diligently to make the product available as soon as possible. We are in communication with Health Canada to work towards reducing the duration of the backorder. Sanofi has no supply remaining at its warehouse or at the wholesale level.
Health Canada comments
Company contact information email: CAINTERNET@sanofi.com Telephone: 1-800-265-7927

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