Introduction of refill prescriptions in japan: a questionnaire survey

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: TSUJIMOTO, Takae (Kobe Gakuin University, Clinical Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Takae Tsujimoto: Clinical Pharmacy, Kobe Gakuin University, Kobe, Japan
    Maho Tanioka: Clinical Pharmacy, Kobe Gakuin University, Kobe, Japan
    Saki Maenaka: Clinical Pharmacy, Kobe Gakuin University, Kobe, Japan
    Noriaki Kume: Clinical Pharmacy, Kobe Gakuin University, Kobe, Japan
  • Abstract:

    Background

    "EN-US">Refill prescriptions are widely used in the United States (US), the United Kingdom, France, etc. However, they have not yet been introduced in Japan, where all prescriptions are written for one-time use only.

    Methods

    We hypothesized that the factors that make refill prescriptions popular in the US were as follows: (1) pursuit of

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