TREATMENT OF WOMEN WITH CYSTITIS BEFORE AND AFTER THE RECLASSIFICATION OF TRIMETHOPRIM TO PHARMACIST-ONLY SUPPLY
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: GAULD, Natalie (Natalie Gauld Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand)
- Co-author(s): Natalie Gauld
In 2012, in a first for the developed world, New Zealand reclassified (or switched) trimethoprim to allow specially trained pharmacists to supply it without a prescription to women with suspected uncomplicated cystitis fitting specific criteria.
Randomly selected community pharmacies collected data for two weeks in 2012 (pre-reclassification), and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.