The PROPECIA® Patient Assistance Program, covers the price difference between brand name PROPECIA® and the generic and allows patients to continue their current treatment on brand name PROPECIA® without additional cost to them.

* Check with your health insurance plan or your pharmacist - your plan might cover the PROPECIA® brand name.
Refers to drug acquisition cost; dispensing fees may vary.

If your doctor has prescribed you PROPECIA® you can use this website as a resource to find out more information about your medication.

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What is a DIN Number?

The DIN number is the 8-digit Drug Identification Number, located on your medication packaging. If you cannot see the DIN number on your packaging, you can call your pharmacist and ask for the DIN number.

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Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.

16711 Trans Canada Highway

Kirkland, Quebec H9H 3L1

Telephone: (514) 428-8600, 1-800-567-2594

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Merck Canada Inc.

Statement regarding the protection of your personal Information

Effective as of 1st July 2009

Merck Canada Inc. ("MERCK") is committed to ensure the protection of the personal information that you provide us with.

This Statement explains how we use the information which we collect about you when you register for a website from MERCK.

The information we collect and how we use it. Your user name and password will allow you to access MERCK websites especially aimed at or available exclusively to physicians. It will also give you access to other personalized MERCK services. When you first register on our websites and when you register for one of our services, you must complete each and every mandatory field to obtain access to the website such as your name, graduation year, postal code, e-mail address and specialty. You may also provide other information regarding your areas of interest and telephone number, which are not mandatory.

Consistent with the purposes identified and standards set within this Statement and other applicable privacy notices that have been provided, MERCK collects Personal Information online that you have shared with MERCK as necessary to allow us to process your registration, to validate your professional license and to provide you with customized content, including articles relating to your fields of interest and various conferences and training opportunities, as well as using it to develop and improve our services. We would also like to contact you to provide you with information about services on this website, updates and also about MERCK's pharmaceutical business, other MERCK services, information and products which we think may be of interest to you. We may also send you surveys and market research surveys. You will be able to manage and decide which information you want to receive by visiting the Email Subscription page. If you do not choose to receive Emails from MERCK, we will continue to communicate with you by Email for the sole purposes of informing you about the services on this website and about your subscription.

Except as provided for below, MERCK will not share your personal information with any unaffiliated third parties without your consent.

MERCK analyzes Personal Information collected online to identify and offer additional services and information that we believe you might find interesting. MERCK evaluates use of some online resources and communications with non-identifiable information only. MERCK also may use Personal Information to audit its online resources for authorized access and security.

Consistent with the purposes identified and standards set within this Statement and other applicable privacy notices that have been provided, MERCK may also consolidates and uses personal information that individuals share with MERCK through various services and channels.

If we are unable to confirm that you are a member in good standing of your Corporation in Canada with the information you have provided in your registration form, we will contact you to obtain additional information. If we do not obtain the necessary information within 5 days, we will cancel your registration to this website.

Your personal information will be used, processed and retained by MERCK or one of MERCK's affiliates. Your information will be available to MERCK and may also be available to MERCK's affiliates or companies working as agents on behalf of MERCK (such as companies that collect and process your information, invite you to participate in scientific and/or professional programs as well as to deliver to you educational and scientific material on behalf of MERCK, as well as companies that fulfill requests for more information about our products or other services). MERCK has sought assurances by contract from these companies that they will only use this information at MERCK's direction, in a manner that is consistent with this Statement and our Privacy Policy as well as with the permission you gave, if applicable. These companies are also required to sign a confidentiality agreement that prohibits them from sharing, selling, or in any way providing this information to anyone else.

Updating your personal information. You may gain access to your personal information collected online to keep it accurate, complete and current. To do so, you may contact the Chief Privacy Officer at:

Chief Privacy Officer

Phone: (514) 428-3675

Facsimile: (514) 428-4944


You may update personal information you have provided about yourself online at any time, by modifying information that you have previously entered in the registration form via the 'edit profile' function found on our websites.

If you wish to cancel your registration to this website or any other MERCK's website, you can also contact our Chief Privacy Officer.

MERCK uses cookies to be able to identify you and to provide you with easier access to our websites. The cookies will be activated when you register. You must accept the cookies to access the website. Server logs capture certain non-personally identifying data, such as the time and date of a web visit, the browser and operating system being used, your IP address or domain name of your ISP, and the web URL you linked from. This information is used in aggregate form to help us plan system enhancements when necessary and to provide content which is compatible with our visitors' web browsing systems.

Our content services may provide links to other web sites over which we have no control. The information practices of these linked web sites are not covered by this Statement and you should check these sites carefully to find out how they use your personal information.

We also invite you to read MERCK's Online Privacy Policy

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Merck Canada Inc.

Terms of Use Agreement

Effective as of 1st July 2009

PLEASE READ AND REVIEW THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE. By accessing and browsing this website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms. If you do not agree with any of the terms, please do not use this website.

This website is owned and operated by Merck Canada Inc., a company incorporated in Canada ("MERCK") and an affiliate of Merck & Co., Inc. It offers multi-faceted Internet resource to duly licensed physicians in Canada, and is designed to comply with the laws and regulations of Canada. These terms shall be governed by the laws of Quebec and the applicable laws of Canada without reference to principles of conflict of laws.

  1. Acceptance. By using this website, you agree to be bound by, and to comply with the terms of use set forth in this agreement. MERCK reserves the right to change these terms from time to time, as it deems to be necessary. MERCK will always post notice of those changes and the date that they became effective, within the current agreement on the website. You may view the current applicable version of this Terms of Use Agreement at any time through a link at the bottom of each page within this website. The access to and use of the information contained herein are subject to this Terms of Use Agreement and all applicable law. Some services and information included in this website, or accessible via this website, may also be subject to additional Terms of Use which shall be provided to the user at the time that the user chooses to make use of such services or information.

  2. Scope. The terms of use set forth in this agreement apply only to your use of this website. MERCK owns and operates other websites that are covered by their own conditions as specified within those sites.

  3. Description of Service. This website may include many types of services and information for physicians including, but not limited to, research and news articles, slides, tools, other educational materials, promotional material and other resources. All information contained within the website is intended only for duly licensed physicians in Canada. The information contained within this website is for informational and advisory purposes only and in no way intended to serve as a substitute for professional medical advice or your own sound medical and clinical judgment or individualized patient care. As a physician, you should use your own professional judgment in evaluating the information provided within this website. We also recommend that you consult with other professional sources and references prior to making any evaluation or treatment decisions.

  4. Representation. As a user of this website, you are liable for the accuracy of the information that you provide to us, including, but not limited to, your name, graduation year, postal code, email address and specialty.

  5. Registration and Privacy. Please refer to the Statement regarding the protection of Personal Information and MERCK's Online Privacy Policy for information on the registration processes and how MERCK protects your personal information.

    If you wish to cancel your registration to this website or any other MERCK's website, contact our Chief Privacy Officer at:

    Chief Privacy Officer

    Phone: 514 428 3675

    Facsimile: 514 428 4944


  6. Third Party Content. This website may contain information brought to you by third parties. The website may also provide links to other Internet websites. Notice of this information is provided throughout the website. MERCK assumes no responsibility for information provided by third parties or the content of other websites to which MERCK provides links. MERCK does not review or control the content of any non-MERCK site. MERCK does not endorse and is not responsible for the accuracy, content, practice of standards of any non-MERCK sources. Any links to other sites are provided merely as a convenience to the users of this website. Those Internet websites are governed by their own terms of use displayed on the respective websites.

  7. Disclaimer of Warranties MERCK has taken reasonable measures to ensure that the information contained within this website is reliable. If applicable, MERCK has obtained required approvals; however, by using this website, you accept the information, products and services provided herein "AS IS". MERCK makes no express or implied warranty regarding the accuracy, content, completeness, reliability, operability, or legality of information contained within this website, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights. The owners of this website shall not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this website, or from your reliance on any information provided at this website. Your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using and accessing this website.

  8. Ownership and Confidentiality Material on this website, including but not limited to text, images, illustrations, software, audio clips and video clips, is owned or otherwise provided by MERCK, and MERCK does not represent or warrant that such material does not infringe the rights of any other person or entity. You acknowledge that information or material which you provide electronically through your access to or usage of this website is not confidential or proprietary, except as may be required under applicable law, and acknowledge that unprotected e-mail communication over the Internet is subject to possible interception, alteration or loss. You also warrant that any information or material including ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in this information which you provide to MERCK electronically through your access to or usage of this website does not infringe the rights of any person or entity, and acknowledge that such information or material including ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques in this information may be used in whole or in part in any manner by MERCK including, but not limited to, reproduction, retransmission, publication of such information or material for the commercial purposes of MERCK or disclosure of your identity. Trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively, "Marks") displayed on this website are registered or unregistered Marks of MERCK or others, are the property of their respective owners, and may not be used without written permission of MERCK or of the owner of such Marks respectively. Any information or material contained on this website which may be reproduced pursuant to these terms must bear the proprietary rights notices which originally appear on or in conjunction with such information or material.

  9. Viruses. MERCK does not represent or warrant that the information or materials accessed from or through this website will be uninterrupted or free of errors, defects, viruses or other harmful components, or that any such problems which are discovered will be corrected.

  10. Reserve of Rights. All rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved to MERCK. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual right of MERCK or any other person or entity.

  11. Jurisdiction. This website is controlled and operated by MERCK from Kirkland, Quebec. MERCK makes no representation that materials on the website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

  12. Consequences. MERCK reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account if you breach the terms of this agreement. If your breach causes harm to others, you agree to indemnify and hold MERCK harmless from and against any and all loss, damage, or expense. If any dispute arises between you and MERCK regarding this agreement or your use of this website, it shall be resolved through good faith negotiations between the parties. If such efforts prove unsuccessful, all such controversies, claims, or disputes shall be submitted to binding arbitration conducted in Montréal, Québec in accordance with the Quebec code of civil procedure (Book VII: Arbitrations). The arbitration award shall be final and binding. Each party shall pay for all legal fees it incurred in connection with the arbitration and shall share equally in the costs of the arbitration.


All product names appearing in type form different from that of the surrounding text are trademarks owned by or licensed to MERCK, its subsidiaries or affiliates.

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