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Medicines with potential for misuse, abuse and diversion

  • In: Minimising medicines misuse and abuse on Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 14:30-17:30
  • At: Glasgow (Scotland) (2018)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: IBRAHIM, Osama (Pharmacy College University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)
  • Abstract:

    The lecture will explain the definitions of misuse, abuse and diversion and the impact on public health.

    While misuse is any intentional therapeutic use of medication, abuse is any intentional, non-therapeutic use of a drug or substance for the purpose of achieving a desirable psychological or physiological effect. On the other hand, diversion


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