Drug Shortage Report for MENACTRA

Last updated on 2019-08-15 History
Report ID 91659
Drug Identification Number 02279924
Brand name MENACTRA
Common or Proper name Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine
Company Name SANOFI PASTEUR LIMITED
Active Ingredient(s) MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE-DIPHTHERIA TOXOID CONJUGATE, GROUP A MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE-DIPHTHERIA TOXOID CONJUGATE, GROUP C MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE-DIPHTHERIA TOXOID CONJUGATE, GROUP Y MENINGOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE-DIPHTHERIA TOXOID CONJUGATE, GROUP W 135
Strength(s) 4.0MCG 4.0MCG 4.0MCG 4.0MCG
Dosage form(s) SOLUTION
Route of administration INTRAMUSCULAR
Packaging size 5 x 0.5 mL vials
ATC code J07AH
ATC description BACTERIAL VACCINES
Reason for shortage Disruption of the manufacture of the drug.
Anticipated start date 2019-08-12
Actual start date 2019-08-12
Estimated end date 2019-11-01
Actual end date
Shortage status Actual shortage
Updated date 2019-08-15
Company comments There's a manufacturing delay in 5 x 1 dose vial due to inventory allocated to public program. The 1 x 1 dose vial is available in private market.
Health Canada comments
Contact Address 1755 STEELES AVENUE WEST
TORONTO, ONTARIO
CANADA M2R 3T4
Company contact information Customer Service/Service à la clientèle: 416-667-2611 or 1-800-268-4171 Vaccine Information Service/Service d'information sur les vaccins: 416-667-2779 or 1-888-621-1146

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