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|Consumers, Health Care Professionals||Consumer Information||
Information about the product including what the product is used for, dosage, warnings, proper use and side effects. This summary will not tell you everything about the drug. Contact your healthcare professional if you have any questions about the product.
|Health Care Professionals, Researchers||Product Monograph||
The Product Monograph is a scientific document that describes the properties, claims, indications and conditions of use of the product and contains any other information that may be required for optimal, safe and effective use.
The Product Monograph includes three sections:
|Consumers||Regulatory Decision Summary||
The Regulatory Decision Summary explains Health Canada’s decision for the product seeking market authorization. The RDS includes the purpose of the submission and the reason for the decision.
|Health Care Professionals, Researchers||Summary Basis of Decision||
The Summary Basis of Decision explains why the product was approved for sale in Canada. The document includes regulatory, safety, effectiveness and quality (in terms of chemistry and manufacturing) considerations.
|Health Care Professionals, Researchers||Post-Authorization Activity Table (PAAT)||
The Post Authorization Activity Table includes brief summaries of the activities that occur after the approval of the product. It is updated on a monthly basis.
After Health Canada completes the regulatory review process for a product, the clinical information included in a submission is made publicly available for non-commercial purposes.
|Health Care Professionals, Researchers||Authorization Terms & Conditions||
For COVID-19 authorizations, Health Canada can impose specific terms and conditions on the authorization. This allows Health Canada to continue to gather information on the safety, effectiveness and/or quality of the product as more studies are completed.
|Consumers, Health Care Professionals, Researchers||Public Advisories and Risk Communications||
Public Advisories and Health Product Risk Communications are two ways that Health Canada communicates safety issues. They are published when Health Canada has important updates or other information to share about the product, such as new approvals, information on shortages, or risks.
Clicking the link will retrieve any advisories and risk communications that Health Canada has issued about the product. If no advisories have been issued, no results will be returned.