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The dangers of prescription drugs made available without prescription
 

The dangers of prescription drugs made available without prescription

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Pharmacists dispense prescription drugs to patients on recommendation by their doctors. In addition to that, they also offer advice and provide information to patients about the medication, their use and side effects. They work closely with healthcare professionals in the management of prescription drugs in the market.
 
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30 Aug 2016 - General
 
In Hong Kong, it is the shopkeepers and/or the owners of independent pharmacies to sell prescription drugs without prescription to the public in order to make money. The Community Pharmacist's in Hong Kong are discipline and professional. The men...
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This has long been an issue in the Philippines especially for the independent drugstore companies. Antibiotics are being dispensed left and right without prescription from doctors. Pain relievers can be had over-the-counter even tramadol which is sup...
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Well I have to agree with this article. There are regulated medications that are made available to the public without any prescription at all. As to our locality, Rivotril can be easily dispensed on other pharmacies. I mean most of the little compani...
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"It is a practice that endangers lives as the pharmacist has no knowledge of the patients’ medical history and more importantly, a pharmacist is not a substitute for a doctor. The public knowingly or unknowingly might also be part of the problem...
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I agree with Marinelle Castro; in the hospital, it's next to impossible to dispense any drug without a doctor's order or prescription. Hospital pharmacy audits are quite strict and ...
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I think this is not a problem within the hospital premises because there are administrative audits when it comes to dispensing controlled drugs. This is more of a dilemma among independent pharmacies, especially the small ones, wherein there are no a...
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In our hospital, we have a policies and guidelines to follow. One of which is to protect the patients and prevent causing more illness. So, in line with this, we nurses follows the physicians prescription whether the patient is having his or her home...
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