Aiming at excellence in adopting and using drug generic names
- In: Pharmacy Information Section - Poster Session
- At: Cairo (Egypt) (2005)
- Type: Poster
- Poster code: PI-P-025
- By: VIDOTTI, Carlos (Federal Council of Pharmacy, Brazilian Medicines Information Center, Brasilia, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Moraes (ANVISA/MS, BRASILIA, Brazil)
Introduction: Drugs are identified by many names and codes, according to their developing status and use. This causes confusion over the pharmaceutical chain, including harm to users of drugs and loss of money due to market of a same drug with different names. Considering this situation, Brazilian authorities have adopted regulations to harmonize.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.