242020Jun

Important Safety Information on NARDIL (phenelzine sulfate) Shortage

2020/06/24 Audience Healthcare professionals including psychiatrists, general practitioners, pharmacists, and nurses. Key messagesDue to a global shortage of NARDIL (phenelzine sulfate), a potent monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) indicated for the treatment of certain types of depressed patients, intermittent shortages of the product will be experienced in Canada. Healthcare professionals are advised to: o Ensure no…

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162020Jun

Melatonin and its potential in the fight against COVID19

Melatonin is a bioactive molecule with an array of health-promoting properties; melatonin has been successfully used to treat sleep disorders, delirium, atherosclerosis, respiratory disease and viral infections.1 Except for treating sleep problems, there is significant data showing that melatonin limits virus-related diseases and would also likely be beneficial in COVID- 19 patients.  Indeed, the positive…

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132020May

Secured Thyroid supply

Dear Thyroid patients,We are happy to say that we finally have a secured stock of Thyroid. This means that all patients with a prescription can get Thyroid in Canada.For our international patients, you are not forgotten! Your pharmacist should be able to order the way he/she did before the back order. You can also send…

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242020Apr

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Endometriosis: a possible link?

April is the Irritable Syndrome (IBS) awareness month in Canada. IBS is a disorder affecting the intestine, involving problems with motility (movement of digested food through the intestines) and sensitivity (how the brain interprets signals from the intestinal nerves), leading to abdominal pain, changes in bowel patterns and other symptoms. Although often disruptive, debilitating and…

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102020Apr

Donation

 Montreal April the 10th 2020, (Updated the 15th of October 2020) We are currently living a particular period because of Covid-19. The pandemic affects everyone … but not necessarily at the same level. Some people do not have the chance to get through this period in optimal conditions with a salary and full fridge. This…

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82020Apr

Groupe AFFI Logistique

This letter is addressed to the AFFI Logistics Group, in charge of the packaging and handling of our products. AFFI has been integrating people living with functional limitations for over 45 years. Without them, your medicines could not get to you. Montreal, the 8th of April 2020 Dear Groupe AFFI, dear employees, We have the…

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182020Mar

Nardil announcement

March 18th 2020 ERFA Canada 2012 Inc. is presently in backorder for the product Nardil (phenelzine sulphate) DIN 00476552. Description of product affected: NARDIL (phenelzine sulfate) is indicated in the treatment of depressed patients clinically characterized as “atypical”, “nonendogenous” or “neurotic”. These patients often have mixed anxiety and depression and phobic or hypochondriacal features. NARDIL…

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112018Dec

An Online Survey of Hypothyroid Patients Demonstrates Prominent Dissatisfaction

An online survey of Hypothyroid patients demonstrates prominent dissatisfaction Read the complete study The study was coordinated by ATA (American Thyroid Association) and was published in “Thyroid” journal last June. (This journal has a scientific impact >7 – meaning it is a very credible journal in the market). How was it undertaken? An online survey for…

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282018Aug

Norlutate addback

Norlutate® Norethindrone acetate, Progestin Norlutate® is the only norethindrone acetate 5 mg formulation currently approved on the Canadian market.1 Indications: – Amenorrhea – Endometriosis – Abnormal uterine bleeding due to hormonal imbalance in the absence of organic pathology, such as submucous fibroids or uterine cancer2 Note: NORLUTATE® (Norethindrone Acetate) should be prescribed only to women…

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62018Jun

International Conference on Chronic Pathologies (BELGIUM)

7TH – 9TH SEPTEMBER 2018 ANTWERP BELGIUM Register online now! chronic-pathologies.com/register We are delighted to present to you the preliminary program of our upcoming International Conference on Chronic Pathologies. The conference will take place in Antwerp from Friday, September 7 until Sunday, September 9. Registration starts now, so go ahead and ensure your spot! A…

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