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Epilepsy South Central Ontario News

Zehrs Province Wide Awareness Campaign a Huge Success!

May 23, 2017

What began as a small fundraiser at a single Zehrs store in Guelph back in 2012 has grown to raise awareness and funds across the province of Ontario. This year, all forty-two Zehrs stores in Ontario joined together to support local epilepsy support centres in their fundraising and awareness efforts for the month of March. Zehrs…

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…

7 Years of Support: 7 Sobeys Locations in KW!

April 11, 2017

7 Years of Support: 7 Sobeys Locations in KW! For over 7 years, Sobeys in KW have hosted epilepsy awareness events, raising thousands of dollars and bringing forth attention to epilepsy and the importance of education and support in the community. This year, all 7 stores across KW will be hosting BBQ’s, games and other initiatives…