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Canadian Market Facts

In 2018, generic drugs were dispensed to fill 71.8% of retail prescriptions in Canada, or 502 million prescriptions. Growth of generic prescriptions was 5.6% compared to the previous year. Sales of generic pharmaceuticals accounted for only 20.0% of the total cost of Canada’s total annual prescription drug expenditure of 28.8-billion dollars.

The Canadian Prescription Drug Market

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