INFORMING PATIENTS ABOUT THE EFFECT OF DIET ON PHARMACOTHERAPY (IN THE NETHERLANDS)
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: HARKES-IDZINGA, Froukje (Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association (KNMP), Centre for Information on Medicines, The Hague, Netherlands)
- Co-author(s): Froukje Harkes-Idzinga
Prescription drug labels often contain information on interactions between food and drugs. Co-administration of drugs and food can limit side-effects, but can also decrease the bioavailability of drugs. Milk and citric fruits are examples of consumables known to negatively affect the efficacy of drugs. Milk can both increase the pH of gastric.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.