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PAXLOVID™ (nirmatrelvir tablets; ritonavir tablets) is now authorized for use in Canada

PAXLOVID (nirmatrelvir tablets; ritonavir tablets) is indicated for the treatment of mild-to-moderate coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in adults with positive results of direct severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) viral testing, and who are at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19, including hospitalization or death.


PAXLOVID is not authorized: 

  • For initiation of treatment in patients requiring hospitalization due to severe or critical COVID-19
  • For pre-exposure or post-exposure prophylaxis for prevention of COVID-19
  • For use longer than 5 consecutive days
Product Monograph Patient Medication Information Health Product Risk Communication (January 17, 2022)  Health Product Risk Communication (July 6, 2022) Health Product Risk Communication (July 11, 2022) Drug Interactions Finder
PAXLOVID Product Monograph

View the full Product Monograph, which includes dosing, clinical data and safety information.

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PAXLOVID Patient Medication Information

View the full Patient Medication Information, which contains important information for the patient about how to take PAXLOVID and what to expect from treatment.

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PAXLOVID Health Product Risk Communication (January 17, 2022) 

View the Health Product Risk Communication, which includes a description of the health risk associated with PAXLOVID, what health professionals can do and any other important information.

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PAXLOVID Health Product Risk Communication (July 6, 2022)

View the Health Product Risk Communication, which includes a description of the health risk associated with PAXLOVID, what health professionals can do and any other important information.

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PAXLOVID Health Product Risk Communication (July 11, 2022)

View the Health Product Risk Communication, which includes a description of the health risk associated with PAXLOVID, what health professionals can do and any other important information.

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Medical Questions
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General Inquiries
Call our customer service line at 1-888-888-9221 or email us at [email protected].

Reporting a Side Effect

We encourage you to visit our designated safety web portal, where you can efficiently and seamlessly report your experience with PAXLOVID. You can access this web portal at www.pfizersafetyreporting.com


Recipients or their caregivers should contact their healthcare professional if they experience an adverse event after receiving PAXLOVID. Please refer them to the Patient Medication Information. 

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