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Drug Shortages

DRUG SHORTAGE UPDATE: SABRIL (VIGABATRIN)

April 11, 2023

We have recently learned of new developments with respect to the ongoing shortage of SABRIL (vigabatrin) that may affect some epilepsy patients in Canada.  The product shortage now affects SABRIL stock of the 500mg tablets. Stock of SABRIL (vigabatrin) powder for oral formulation, the subject of the previously reported shortage in July 2022, has been…

“Conversations With” Dr. Eduard Bercovici

April 26, 2020

Thank you for watching our first webinar today. Sorry for the technical difficulties. We had a bit of a late start. Our next webinar will be on May 7th at 4:30 pm with Jennifer Fabe of Matthews Friends Canada.

DRUG DISCONTINUATION ALERT

May 3, 2017

BGP Pharma ULC has posted a notice that DEPAKENE® (valproic acid) capsules (250 mg; DIN 00443840) have been discontinued effective April 24, 2017. https://www.drugshortagescanada.ca/discontinuance/8402 This product has been in shortage since January, so stock levels have been depleted over the past few months. Some pharmacies may still have a small amount on hand but may…