Ontario Lifting 30-Day Supply Limit On Prescriptions

Thursday June 11th, 2020

Posted at 8:13pm

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The Ontario government is lifting the recommended 30-day supply limit for dispensing Ontario Drug Benefit program medications.

Effective June 15, 2020, program recipients can return to filling up to 100-day supply at a time from their pharmacy or dispensing physician, when appropriate.

“The restriction on the supply of medications was critical to prevent drug shortages due to increased demand and stockpiling at the outset of the COVID-19 outbreak,” said Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health. “With the supply of medications stabilizing, people can safely go back to getting their regular prescriptions filled. This will be much more convenient for people, especially for our seniors and vulnerable citizens.”

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