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NAPRA's 20th Anniversary / 20e anniversaire de l'ANORP

National Drug Scheduling Advisory Committee Meeting December 6 and 7, 2015

The next meeting of the National Drug Scheduling Advisory Committee (NDSAC) is scheduled for Sunday, December 6 and Monday December 7, 2015.
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Pharmacy Technician Bridging Education Program-Course and PLAR exam schedules

Please note, this section will be updated periodically as the information becomes available.


  Reminder: Courses and PLAR exams available in both English and French

    NOTE: Selkirk College registration deadline for all English and French courses beginning in January 2016 is December 17, 2015


        Rappel :  Les cours et les examens ERA sont offerts en français et en anglais

  REMARQUE :  La date limite pour l’inscription aux cours (anglais et français) débutant en janvier 2016 au collège Selkirk est le 17 décembre 2015


Registration deadlines for all institutions are available on the Course and PLAR Schedules page.

Registration for all courses is conducted directly with the educational institution offering the program.

Foreign Product Alert

Health Canada is advising Canadians not to use these foreign health products as they may pose a health risk.

Various Ayurvedic medicinal products were found to contain high levels of heavy metals which may pose serious health risks. These products are not authorized for sale in Canada and have not been found on the Canadian market, but they may have been brought into the country by travellers or purchased over the Internet.

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Health Product Risk Communication

Alveda Atropine Injection BP 0.4 mg/mL - Recall of One Lot Due to the Same Barcode as Alveda Epinephrine Injection USP 1 mg/mL - Alveda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

One lot (lot number: 50187) of Atropine Injection BP 0.4 mg/mL (DIN 02094681) marketed and sold by Alveda Pharmaceuticals Inc. is being recalled due to an incorrect barcode on the ampoule label.  The barcode reads (01)00837641000591 which is the same barcode number on the ampoule label of Alveda Epinephrine Injection USP 1 mg/mL (DIN 02325225).

Health Canada Health Product Risk Communication


“Dragon Power” contains undeclared prescription drug: May pose serious risk to health

Dragon Power, an unauthorized product sold at The Herb Depot, 407-409 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, was found to contain an undeclared prescription drug (sildenafil) that may pose a serious risk to the health of Canadians. The product may also have been sold bearing the Natural Product Number NPN 80025214, or under the names “Super Dragon Power” or “Dragon Power II”.

Health Canada Advisory


Unauthorized health product sold on amazon.ca

Health Canada is informing Canadians that an unauthorized health product, Natrol DHEA 25mg, was being sold on amazon.ca for hormonal management. It may pose serious risks to health.

Health Canada Advisory

Health Product Risk Communication

Primene 10% Amino Acid Solution, 250 mL - Compatibility Issue with Trace Elements - Update - Baxter Corporation

This update on Primene 10% solution replaces the information previously communicated by Baxter Corporation on April 21, 2015, regarding a compatibility issue between Primene and trace elements. Recent investigations conducted by Baxter indicated that, only after filtration, levels of particulate matter in 2 in 1 and 3 in 1 parenteral nutrition test solutions containing Primene admixed with trace elements were within USP limits for particulate matter.

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