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 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 reporting
    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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With summer in full effect and the heat wave upon us, it is important for people living with Epilepsy to take special precautions to manage their seizures. Check out these great tips brought to you by the BC Epilepsy Society for managing the warmer summer months.


Happy Summer!!

Update: June 23, 2016

via Canadian Epilepsy Alliance Drug Shortage Committee


Clobazam is in short supply, but this drug is still available at some pharmacies. If inventories have become low or depleted at your pharmacy, ask your pharmacist to recheck the status of both generic clobazam and Frisium (brand name) with their suppliers.


Distributors have started receiving shipments this week of generic clobazam (Apo-clobazam, Apotex Inc.). The new stock will be spread across the country. There may restrictions on the amounts available to individual pharmacies until the supply situation stabilizes. A second replenishment of generic clobazam (Apo-clobazam, Apotex Inc.) is expected to arrive at pharmacies by early July.


It is expected that there will also be periodic shipments of the brand name product (Frisium, Lundbeck LLC) over the coming weeks as


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With Mother's Day fast approaching, it seems especially easy to think of all of the times the amazing mothers in our lives have been there for us. If you're looking for something special for your mom, consider wrapping her with a beautiful scarf (and your love of course). 


All of these scarves are available for a donation of $15.00 and can be found at our upcoming Oshawa Clinic date (Monday, April 25th, 2016), or at our office. Please find a selection of scarves below - we have other styles in office! (for additional scarf inquires, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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