What you need to know about importing drugs from Canada?

“Ensuring that Canadians have access to the medicines they need is one of our top priorities: we constantly monitor Canada’s drug supply, will be working closely with health experts to better understand the implications for Canadians and will ensure there are no adverse effects to the supply or cost of prescription drugs in Canada, the ministry wrote.

Related article: Why are Canada’s prescription drugs cheaper than in US?


Questions that aren’t answered:

1. What kind of medications will be imported?

2. Does this plan have the potential to save money?

3. How soon will these acquired medications be made available?

4. Will there be a shortage of supply for the Canadians?

5. And last but not least, will this be safe?

“The American Medical Association, the nation’s top doctors group, has said it supports in-person importation but has opposed importation over the internet.”

The American president’s decision to acquire low-cost drugs from Canada is a no-brainer. However, healthcare is twisted in many ways.

Well, one thing is clear that patients in Canada can acquire similar drugs manufactured by the same company at a considerably lower price.

Almost 80% of the United States said in a recently conducted interview that they are in favor of acquiring medications from Canada.

Story via – https://www.statnews.com/2019/07/31/everything-about-importing-drugs-from-canada/