Drug Shortage Report for ALKERAN

Last updated on 2017-06-17
Report ID 8996
Drug Identification Number 02087286
Brand name ALKERAN
Common or Proper name Alkeran Injection / Melphalan
Company Name ASPEN PHARMACARE CANADA INC.
Active Ingredient(s) MELPHALAN BUFFER SOLUTION
Strength(s) 50MG 10ML
Dosage form(s) KIT POWDER FOR SOLUTION SOLUTION
Route of administration INTRAVENOUS INTRA-ARTERIAL
Packaging size 1 vial
ATC code L01AA
ATC description ALKYLATINGAGENTS
Reason for shortage Delay in shipping of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2017-06-01
Actual start date
Estimated end date 2017-06-19
Actual end date 2017-06-16
Shortage status Resolved
Updated date 2017-06-16
Company comments Product released as of June 16, 2017
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 111 QUEEN ST E
TORONTO, ONTARIO
CANADA M5C 1S2
Company contact information