Access the monograph of pharmaceutical products in Canada

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Provide Canadians, primarily pharmacists and other health professionals, with a rapid means of accessing the monograph of pharmaceutical products marketed in Canada. This website also provides interactive databases, and other resources.

What is a Product Monograph?

A scientific document on a drug product that describes the indications of use, contraindications, warnings and precautions, side effects, symptoms of overdose, pharmacology, interactions, monitoring parameters, recommended dosage, administration, dosage forms, active and inactive ingredients, storage and special handling instructions. It contains three sections: the first is for health professionals, the second is scientific information and the third section is for patients.

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Pharmaceutical products marketed in Canada

Key information with a link to the product monograph

This database includes pharmaceutical products for human use marketed in Canada. It doesn’t include products with a Natural Product Number (NPN), disinfectants, radiopharmaceuticals, veterinary products, and products with an approved, dormant or cancelled status. Please search the Licensed Natural Health Products Database (LNHPD) or the Drug Product Database to access information about these products.

© All Rights Reserved. Drug Product Database and Data Extracts. Health Canada. Adapted and reproduced with permission from the Minister of Health, 2019.

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Pharmaceutical products for human use with a single active ingredient starting with:

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Pharmaceutical products for human use with many active ingredients:

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Brand names and the common denominator grouped by AHFS category

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Products marketed recently

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Other resources

  • Health product safety alerts

    Safety alerts and advisories from Canada and other countries.

  • Québec Pharmacie – index

    Index of topics for each publication since 2003 with a link to the journal (Available in french).

  • Pharmacy Practice + Business – index

    Index of topics for each publication since 2017 with a link to the journal.

  • Useful links

    • Websites and guidelines sorted by health condition or category
    • Continual education
    • News
    • Associations
    • Regulators
    • Canadian faculties or schools of pharmacy
    • Etc.

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