Canada sees patented drug growth of 5%
This article was originally published in Scrip
Sales of patented drug products in Canada grew by 5% to Cdn$13 billion ($12 billion) in 2008, according to the annual report of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, which ensures that prices charged by pharmaceutical firms are not excessive. Canada representsaround 3.8% of total major-market pharmaceutical sales.
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