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June 05, 2013
Provinces agree to cap six generic drugs

Each province and territory except Quebec has agreed to cap the price of six popular generic drugs at 18 per cent of their brand-name equivalents.

The drugs in question and their treatments are:

Drug Treatment Brand name equivalent
Atorvastatin Cholesterol Lipitor®
Ramipril Blood pressure Altace®
Vanlafaxine Depression Effexor®
Amlodipine High blood pressure and angina Norvasc®
Omeprazole Gastrointestinal conditions Losec®/Prilosec®
Rabeprazole Gastrointestinal conditions Pariet®/Aciphex®

The new price regime is effective April 1, 2013.

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