Indian community pharmacist's role to minimize antibiotic resistance
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Presentation
- By: PATEL, Mahadev (THE Chemist Store & Patel Medical, Mumbai, India)
- Co-author(s): Kulkarni, Sagar (Yashashri Medical, Kalyan, India)
Gharat, Manjiri (Prin.K.M.Kundnani Pharmacy Polytechnic and Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Mumbai, India)
Chavan, Sunil (Prin.K.M.Kundnani Pharmacy Polytechnic, ULHASNAGAR, Thane, India)
Background: Emergence of Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a worldwide problem. Overuse, underuse or wrong use of the antibiotics is common in India too. Self medication of antibiotics or leaving the antibiotic treatment halfway are two extreme behaviors commonly seen among Indian consumers. Indian community pharmacist has potential role to play.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.