Patented Medicine Prices Review Board

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) protects and informs Canadian consumers by regulating the prices of patented medicines sold in Canada, and by reporting on pharmaceutical trends.

We are an independent quasi-judicial body that is part of the Health portfolio, and operate at arm’s-length from the Minister of Health.

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We are in the process of moving our services and information to

Our current Patented Medicine Prices Review Board website will remain available until the move to is complete.

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PMPRB Draft Guidelines Consultation

Draft Guidelines Consultation is now closed

We consulted with stakeholders and interested members of the public on the new Draft Guidelines following the amendments of the Patented Medicines Regulations.

Meds Entry Watch 2018

Meds Entry Watch 2018

This is the fourth edition of the PMPRB’s Meds Entry Watch report, which explores the market entry of new medicines in Canada and other countries. 

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