NPDUIS Analytical Studies


National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS) publishes a variety of studies that provide Canadians with comprehensive information on drug pricing, utilization, and cost trends in Canada and internationally. These include Annual Publications, Report Series, Focused Research Reports, and Presentations.

Annual Publications

CompassRx: Annual Public Drug Plan Expenditure Report

NPDUIS CompassRx, 1st Edition

2013/14 Edition
Published: May 2016 | PDF 4.02 MB

Previous Editions

CompassRx, 2012/13
Published: March 2015 | PDF 4.37 MB

Analysis Brief: CompassRx, 2012/13
Published: March 2015 | PDF 804 kb


New Drug Pipeline Monitor

New Drug Pipeline Monitor

7th Edition
Published: December 2015 | PDF 1.43 MB

Previous Editions

New Drug Pipeline Monitor, 6th Edition
Published: December 2014 | PDF 723 kb

New Drug Pipeline Monitor, 5th Edition
Published: December 2013

New Drug Pipeline Monitor, 4th Edition
Published: April 2013

New Drug Pipeline Monitor, 3rd Edition
Published: July 2011

New Drug Pipeline Monitor, 2nd Edition
Published: July 2008

New Drug Pipeline Monitor, 1st Edition
Published: June 2007

Report Series

Market Intelligence Report

Market Intelligence Report

Biologic Response Modifier Agents, 2015 New
Published: October 2016 | PDF 2.71 MB


Generics360: Generic Drugs in Canada

Generic360

2014 Edition
Published: February 2016 | PDF 1.76 MB

Previous Reports

Generic Drugs in Canada, 2013
Published: December 2014 | PDF 645 kb

Analysis Brief: Generic Drugs in Canada, 2013
Published: December 2014 | PDF 182 kb

Analytical Snapshot: International Generic Price Comparison, Early 2011
Published: August 2013 | PDF 899 kb

Generic Drugs in Canada: International Price Comparisons and Potential Cost Savings
Published: September 2011 | PDF 368 kb

Generic Drugs in Canada: Market Structure – Trends and Impacts
Published: December 2010 | PDF 310 kb

Generic Drugs in Canada: Price Trends and International Price Comparisons, 2007
Published: December 2010 | PDF 415 kb


Private Drug Plans in Canada

Private Drug Plans in Canada - Part 1: Generic Market 2005–2013

Part 1: Generic Market 2005–2013
Published: December 2015 | PDF 3.02 MB

Focused Reports
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