Drug Shortages Info

Important Updates Regarding Drug Shortages

Drug shortages have become a rapidly evolving critical issue requiring frequent information updates. ORA members and other healthcare providers may check this page regularly as it will be updated on a frequent basis as new information becomes available.

February 13, 2019

Update on MTX Drug Shortage: Link


November 20, 2018:

There is a Drug Shortage Report for SHINGRIX. Please see this link: https://www.drugshortagescanada.ca/shortage/59142


August 10, 2018:

Myochrisine Supply Update - Sanofi-Genzyme has confirmed that their limited supply of 10mg/mL dosage format has now been exhausted.  Sanofi-Genzyme is looking for solutions to resolve this supply issue. The expected return date is September 2019. The ORA will keep you updated as information becomes available. Drug Shortages Canada


March 9, 2018:

It has been confirmed by Sanofi-Genzyme that Myochrysine 10 mg/ml is available for ordering.


January 31, 2018:

It has been confirmed by Sanofi-Genzyme that there is a shortage of Myochrysine (Gold) 25mg/mL and 50 mg/mL injections. The shortage is anticipated to be resolved by the end of February 2018 at the earliest. As information becomes available it will be updated on the Canadian Drug Shortages website. We will update you as information becomes avaiable. Please also check: Drug Shortages Canada

Note: the 10mg/mL dosage format is readily available. If you have questions, please contact Sandy Kennedy at admin@ontariorheum.ca