PROVINCIAL DRUG COVERAGE

Provincial Drug Coverage Chart

AS OF OCTOBER 2022

Coverage is under constant review and is subject to change.

Access to a generic equivalent is generally reported to be identical to that of the relevant brand name medication.

TYPE OF LISTING

PROVINCE

Bisphosphonates

SERMs

Teriparatide

(PTH)

Denosumab

Etidronate

Alendronate

Risedronate

Zoledronic Acid

Raloxifene

Didrocal®

Generics
available

Fosamax®

Generics
available

Fosavance®

Generics
available

Actonel®

Generics
available

Actonel

DR™

Aclasta®

Generics
available

Evista®

Generics
available

Forteo®

Generics
available

Prolia®
BC Not Accessible Restricted Access Restricted Access Restricted Access Not Accessible Restricted Access Restricted Access Not Accessible Restricted Access
AB Not Accessible Open Access, listed as interchangeable Open Access, listed as interchangeable Open Access, listed as interchangeable Not Accessible Restricted Access, listed as interchangeable Restricted Access, listed as interchangeable Not Accessible Restricted Access
SK Not Accessible Restricted Access, listed as interchangeable Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Not Accessible Restricted Access
MB Not Accessible Open Access Not Accessible Open Access; Generic is restricted access Not Accessible Restricted Access Open Access Not Accessible Restricted Access
ON Generic only; restricted access Restricted access; listed as interchangeable Restricted access, listed as interchangeable Restricted access, listed as interchangeable Restricted access, listed as interchangeable Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Restricted access; listed as interchangeable Restricted Access
QC Generic only; open access Open Access Open Access Open Access Not Accessible Restricted Access Restricted Access Generic only; Restricted access Restricted Access
NB Generic only; open access Open access, listed as interchangeable Open Access, listed as interchangeable Open Access, listed as interchangeable Not Accessible Open Access, listed as interchangeable Open Access, listed as interchangeable Not Accessible Restricted Access
NS Not Accessible

Open
Access

Open Access

Open
Access

Not Accessible* Open Access Restricted Access Not Accessible Restricted Access
PEI Generic only; Open Access Open Access Restricted Access; Generic is open access Restricted Access; Generic is open access Not Accessible Restricted Access; Generic is open access Not Accessible Not Accessible Restricted Access
NFLD Generic only: Open access Restricted Access, listed as interchangeable Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Not Accessible Not Accessible Restricted Access; listed as interchangeable Not Accessible Restricted Access
YT Not Accessible Generics only; open access Generics only; open access Restricted Access Not Accessible Generic only; restricted access Generic only; restricted access Not Accessible Restricted Access
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