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Genexa granted temporary exception to import Kids’ Pain & Fever into Canada to help alleviate ongoing medication shortages

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Acetaminophen medication for children aged two-11.

Genexa Granted Temporary Exception to Import Kids’ Pain & Fever into Canada to Help Alleviate Ongoing Medication Shortages (CNW Group/Genexa)

ATLANTA — Genexa announced that Health Canada has provided the company with a temporary exception to import a limited amount of Kids’ Pain & Fever (acetaminophen 160mg per 5mL oral suspension) from its supply network in the United States. Genexa Kids’ Pain & Fever is for children aged two-11 to temporarily reduce fever and provide temporary relief from a range of cold and flu symptoms.

Genexa, is making its Kids’ Pain & Fever product available in major retailers across Canada on a temporary basis in an effort to help combat the current shortages of children’s pain medication across the country.

“Genexa is proud to support Canadian families and kids. As the need for access to children’s medication increased in Canada, we were happy to work with Health Canada to be able to provide our Kids’ Pain and Fever medication to help mitigate current shortages,” said David Johnson, Genexa’s CEO and Co-Founder. “We are committed to assisting our neighbors to the North and are continuing to work closely with Health Canada to gain long term approval as well as to introduce other formulations and products in Canada.”



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