June 4, 2019

 

Tegretol/Carbamazepine are being reported in short supply. A summary of various manufacturers/shortage status, as reported by drugshortagescanada.ca, can be found below.

 

 Brand Name Packaging Size     Satus           Date Created      Date Updated      Reports      Estimated Resolution Date   
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March 4th, 2019

 

Please be advised regarding a medicine shortage of Synacthen Depot.


This medication is utilized for Infantile Spasms. The anticipated end date of the shortage is June 3, 2019.


Please click here for the Drug Shortage Report for SYNACTHEN DEPOT

July 31st, 2017

 

Brand name Frisium tablets (DIN 02221799) are being discontinued in Canada. Please see Lundbeck's statement regarding the discontinuation here.

 

Lundbeck estimates that the remaining supply of Frisium for the Canadian market will be depleted by the end of 2018. This estimate is based current inventory levels and historical usage. The run out date is subject to change if there are unanticipated increases/decreases in demand.

 


With the advance notice, there is an opportunity to proactively discuss the situation with patients who are stabilized on brand name Frisium and decide when to switch from the branded product to a generic formulation. Patients, their families and healthcare

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 Please take a moment to watch this quick video about drug shortages

 

AUGUST 22, 2016

Status as of August 10, 2016:

  • The sole manufacturer of vigabatrin is currently out-of-stock
  • The major Canadian distributors we have contacted have either very low levels of inventory or have no
    remaining stock
  • Some pharmacies still have vigabatrin in inventory
  • Lundbeck LLC posted a drug shortage notice on drugshortages.ca on August 9. The reason given for
    the shortage is “Unexpected manufacturing delays”.
  • Both the tablets and the powder formulation (sachets) are listed on the drugshortages.ca reporting
    website:
    o 500 mg Sabril tablets, drug identification number 02065819, estimated resupply date: Sept. 1
    o 500 mg Sabril powder, drug identification
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