Drug Shortage Report for TWINRIX

Last updated on 2019-08-16 History
Report ID 83033
Drug Identification Number 02230578
Brand name TWINRIX
Common or Proper name Combined hepatitis A (inactivated) and hepatitis B (recombinant) vaccine
Company Name GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC
Active Ingredient(s) HEPATITIS A VACCINE, INACTIVATED HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN
Strength(s) 720UNIT 20MCG
Dosage form(s) SUSPENSION
Route of administration INTRAMUSCULAR
Packaging size 1's
ATC code J07BC
ATC description VIRAL VACCINES
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date
Actual start date 2019-05-01
Estimated end date 2019-10-14
Actual end date
Shortage status Actual shortage
Updated date 2019-08-16
Company comments Supply unavailable in the private market. Supply available for public programs.
Health Canada comments
Company contact information 1-800-387-7374

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