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Assessment of Self-medication practices among urban Sri Lankan adults

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: EKANAYAKE, Umanda (International Institute of Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Welisara, Sri Lanka)
  • Co-author(s): Umanda Ekanayake: Biomedical Sciences, International Institute of Health Sciences, Welisara, Sri Lanka
    Nishan Silva: Academic, International Institute of Health Sciences, Welisara, Sri Lanka
  • Abstract:

    Backgrounds

    Self-medication using old prescriptions and obtaining Over the Counter (OTC) drugs for improper indications are common in developing countries and they pose serious challenges for drug related regulation and governance. These practices are governed by numerous factors and it is crucial to evaluate them in order to make regulatory and..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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