Itemized receipts at Quebec pharmacies

Starting on September 15, 2017, pharmacists in Quebec must provide you with an itemized receipt that includes the medication cost, wholesaler’s fee and their professional fees. 

Although costs vary from pharmacy to pharmacy, these three factors determine the price of your prescriptions:

What does this mean for you?

If you’re a resident of Quebec, you’ll now have more information than ever before about the cost of your prescription drugs. You may discover that it pays to shop around. In addition to price, your relationship with your pharmacist, as well as the level and amount of service they provide, are also important factors in finding a pharmacy that meets your needs.

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