Influence of pharmaceutical care on medication compliance and treatment effect and carotid atheromatous plaque in patients with hyperlipidemia
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: YU, Yan-Xia (Suzhou Municipal Hospital, Pharmacy, Suzhou, China)
- Co-author(s): Shang, Er-Ning (Suzhou Municipal Hospital, Suzhou, China)
BACKGROUND In a widely cited study, a dramatic drop-off in compliance was observed 6 months after the initiation of drug therapy, with 50% of patients discontinuing regular intake of maintenance medications for chronic conditions, such as cholesterol-lowering drugs for hyperlipidemia.Lack of medication compliance was harmful to hyperlipidemia.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.