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Canadian Market Facts

In 2017, generic drugs were dispensed to fill 70.6% of retail prescriptions in Canada, or 474 million prescriptions. Growth of generic prescriptions was 4.1% compared to the previous year. Sales of generic pharmaceuticals accounted for only 21.8% of the total cost of Canada’s total annual prescription drug expenditure of 27.5-billion dollars.

The Canadian Prescription Drug Market